Being a vegetarian, “Turkey Day” isn’t a big deal for me. Therefore, it snuck up on me and I’m sorry I haven’t posted this sooner. Like most holidays Thanksgiving can be a mine field if you are trying to make healthy dietary choices. So, I want to share some information and strategies to help you… Read More Yes Virginia You Can Enjoy a GMO Free Thanksgiving
In February of 2015 Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) introduced bill HR 1599. While the bill is officially called the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act” many, including myself, called it the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act because it would strip states of their right to pass GMO labeling laws and keep us… Read More Stand Up For Your Constitutional Rights Before Monsanto Strips Them Away
I once had a roommate who would load a pick-up truck with watermelon every 4th of July and drive to our neighborhood park in late afternoon or early evening. He didn’t come home till he’d given away all the watermelon. He called it Watermelon Day and had tee shirts printed, which he gave away as… Read More 8 Things You Should Know About Watermelon Plus 7 Fun Facts
Corn is a summer staple, a must at backyard barbecues, and one of the most versatile plants around. Just think of all corn gives us; tortillas, corn bread, tamales, popcorn, hush puppies, hominy grits (not my favorite but very high on some people’s list) polenta, corn pone, corn bakes, succotash, and the list goes on.… Read More What You Need to Know About Corn in 1,000 Words or Less.
This post is a continuation of last week’s 3 Top Reasons to Take to the Streets with Hundreds of Millions of People Worldwide in May 23rd. The American government is being replaced by global corporations and has become a government of, by, and for big business not the people. From the beginning they’ve pursued a… Read More 4 Important Reasons to March Against Monsanto
Today’s post is by Ronnie Cummins the international director of the Organic Consumers Association and its Mexico sister organization, Via Organica.As Ronnie points out it’s time to stop playing the “my cause is more important than yours” game because the stakes are too high. It’s time to unite the food, forest and climate movements, and… Read More It’s Time to Unite the Food, Forest, and Climate Movements
As another global March Against Monsanto approaches (May 23rd) more people are talking about GMOs. It still surprises me how many people have never heard of them or have any idea what they are. So this post is a brief primer on what GMO foods are, and what the controversy is surrounding this hot topic.… Read More What Are GMO Foods And Why Are So Many People So Upset About Them?