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Forum: The Politics of Food August 14th, 2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: USDA Clips the Wings of Misleading Marketers

I am glad to see this. I was forced to change the name of my farm from Boulder Belt Organics to Boulder Belt Eco-Farm back in 2003 because the farm was no longer certified Organic. Good to see that...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 14th, 2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Ohiorganic
USDA Clips the Wings of Misleading Marketers

http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/08/usda-clips-wings-misleading-organic-marketers/

CORNUCOPIA, WIS: The USDA, today, announced to industry stakeholders that it would rein-in misleading language on...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 12th, 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Maine regulators scuttle womanís floating restaurant

I have worked in restaurant kitchens for over 20 years and have managed several. The reason why people should be wearing shoes in a kitchen is not due to sanitation but rather safety. most kitchens...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 27th, 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Golden Rice

white rice is a big part of the cuisine, not brown or any other color and there is no way to tell if the orange color will be accepted until they are able to grow enough to offer to the people to...
Forum: Heirloom Gardening July 26th, 2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: What One Strawberry Would You Plant?

Albion and seascape are my all time fave strawberries. These are day neutral types
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Losing Battles to Win the War

I find in my meanderings around the web and talking to people at farmers market and who visit my store and are in my CSA that the fear of GMO's transcends party lines. in other words I know as many...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Losing Battles to Win the War

in the big picture topics of food and farming are rarely discussed. Most people do not have a clue about how food is produced nor what is in it, nor do they care as long as it is cheap and plentiful....
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Golden Rice

Still see nothing that says anything about the FDA's jurisdiction or that it will be available in the USA (where rice is not a staple nor is there a big issue with Vit deficiency). This is being...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Ohiorganic
Pushing Back the Organic Ideal

http://www.greenerideal.com/lifestyle/0711-pushing-back-the-organic-movement/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=0711-pushing-back-the-organic-movement

Mighty fine debate in the comments...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Golden Rice

Not according to the irri, the people doing this project
http://irri.org/golden-rice/faqs/in-which-countries-will-golden-rice-be-available
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Golden Rice

FDA has zero to do with this crop as it will not be marketed in the USA, they have made this abundantly clear over the years.
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Losing Battles to Win the War

I would too for those reasons as well as GMO Free=Organic to most people as most people are not aware of what goes on in farming and get things wrong all the time (natural is another confusing term,...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 23rd, 2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Golden Rice

Perhaps one day golden rice will be commercially available but for now it is not and yet it is about the only GMO crop anyone can come up with that isn't all about pesticides or disease control and...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 23rd, 2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By Ohiorganic
Losing Battles to Win the War

http://www.forbes.com/sites/chunkamui/2014/07/22/monsanto-should-lose-some-battles-to-win-the-war-over-gmos/

I wonder if Monsanto has the cojones to do these things as it probably would work for...
Forum: General Digging July 22nd, 2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Whats growing in my garden

Your zucchini plant has powdery mildew and you can get rid of it by spraying a mix of 1 part milk to 4 parts water daily until the mildew is gone. be sure to clean out the sprayer well after use of...
Forum: General Digging July 22nd, 2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Parsnips

We plant ours as early as possible in the late winter/early spring as they need about 3 weeks to germinate and must be in cool/cold soil to germinate well and also the soil needs to be damp to wet...
Forum: Heirloom Gardening July 22nd, 2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Remving flower buds of okra

considering many folks in the south will cut back large okra plants nearly to the ground mid season in order to make them stop producing so much and than have those plants grow back to full size in...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 21st, 2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: What Happens When a CSA Goes Belly Up?

CSA is not for everyone but also most CSA do not supply all the food needs of their members (like meat, baked goods, fruits, etc..) so FM shopping usually is also a part of many CSA members' food...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 19th, 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Ohiorganic
Glyphosate Effects on Soil Dwellers

Zaller, J. G., Heigl, F., Ruess, L., & Grabmaier, A. (2014). Glyphosate herbicide affects belowground interactions between earthworms and symbiotic mycorrhizal fungi in a model ecosystem. Scientific...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 19th, 2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GMO Dilemma

As I have said many times here I am not 100% opposed to GMO's just the current crop. When they come up with truly beneficial GMO's that do not depend on synthetic inputs and are not running into...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 10th, 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GE Grass Seed

You should have plowed than tilled. Tilling only causes a lot of weeds to germinate. Or till, allow 2 to 3 weeks for the weeds to germinate than hoe and repeat the hoeing again in a week and that...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 9th, 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: other food topics

currently on the first page of this forum 20 out of 30 topics are not about GMO's. So 1/3 of the topics are about GMO's which is a lot.
Forum: The Politics of Food July 9th, 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Field Studies

Lots of interesting information for the farm geek
Forum: The Politics of Food July 9th, 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
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Forum: The Politics of Food July 9th, 2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
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