Final Focus…Neighborhood Farms Can Create Health, Community and Growth

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Well Patient Readers, if there are any of you left, one more try at this blog. So many changes since the last post (10 months ago!), but it all seems to be gaining focus. Our farm, with addition of a … Read More

Sustainable Hort Focus Moves to Plant Technology & Food

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All right, one more try… The late Richard Holbrooke gave an essential piece of advice for a question-driven life: Know something about something. Don’t just present your wonderful self to the world. Constantly amass knowledge and offer it around. It … Read More

Food Choices…Ours or Theirs?

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Why do we eat what we eat? How do we make our food decisions? Or, more important, who else is “helping” us make those food choices? As consumers of food, we really need to understand how we got to our … Read More

Wasted Yards to Mini-Farms

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Urban gardening continues to be an expanding trend. We are seeing more and more turf areas being replaced by some type of landscape, often food oriented. This does not break my heart. I feel most small yards (turf) are useless … Read More

Nursery Industry Explores Biodegradable Containers

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Plastic containers revolutionized plant production. Now a significant percentage of plants are grown in some type of container. At the retail level, containers not only hold plants and soil, but they have become a visual part of the marketing. Yet, … Read More

Show Me the Research – Glyphosate and GM Problems Expand

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Monsanto’s PR team must be up nights…since the good news just keeps coming up around GM technology and their popular herbicide product…Round-Up. We have discussed several resistance issues recently (see both earlier “Show Me the Research” posts), but the concerns … Read More

President’s Cancer Panel Suggests Organic Foods!

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Scooped the New York Times Well, that is probably an overstatement. But, in my last post on April 26, I discussed the problems Monsanto is having, and the increasingly negative research around the herbicide, Round-Up. Well, on May 3, the … Read More

Show Me the Research – Volcanoes & Monsanto

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Dear Readers…Sorry about the long break between posts, but farming requires one to take advantage of weather breaks…we finally had a break from several weeks of rain, tilling and planting had to get done. But, I am back at the … Read More

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