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Forum: The Politics of Food December 17th, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By bunkie
Re: Back-To-The-Future Agriculture: 'Farming Like the Earth Matters'

“regenerative agriculture”....

This Twenty-Something Hopes to Unleash the Next Green Revolution
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Forum: The Politics of Food December 10th, 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By bunkie
Re: Hemp Seeds

Ah, but hemp and marijuana are two different things as far as munchies go!

That is interesting BW.

I was happy to hear that Washington state is attempting to make hemp legal to grow.
Forum: The Politics of Food December 7th, 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By bunkie
When Organics Goes Bad

When Organics Goes Bad

http://permaculturenews.org/2014/12/06/when-organics-goes-bad/

When Organics Goes Bad is a short video where Geoff Lawton visits an organic carrot farm in California and...
Forum: The Politics of Food December 4th, 2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By bunkie
Re: Seed trading/gifting now a crime in Minnesota

Look at who's supporting the laws.



Look at the numbers if this affects them.



Silly indeed and should've never been put into effect.
Forum: The Politics of Food December 4th, 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,865
Posted By bunkie
Re: correlation of glysophate use with disease: 12 charts

And let's make the testing by independednt sources rather than the corps that created the products! ;)
Forum: Off Topic December 4th, 2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 41,431
Posted By bunkie
Re: bunkie doings...

Alas, no new baby duckies this year. We'll try again next year.

This is what's happening when it's 8 above zero here and sunny...

Ducks swimming in their tubs...
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Forum: The Politics of Food December 4th, 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By bunkie
Forum: The Politics of Food December 4th, 2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By bunkie
Re: Seed trading/gifting now a crime in Minnesota

Why even make those kind of rules if they need to be ammended?! Oh yeah, profit for the big ag.
Forum: The Politics of Food December 4th, 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,865
Posted By bunkie
Re: correlation of glysophate use with disease: 12 charts

And there are many scientists, farmers, etc... out there who would agree that enough testing has not been done.
Forum: The Politics of Food December 4th, 2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 887
Posted By bunkie
Re: Seed trading/gifting now a crime in Minnesota

Thanks for posting Tom. This makes me mad, too.
Forum: The Politics of Food December 2nd, 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By bunkie
Re: Organic Farmers Pay the Price for GMO Contamination

It's an important issue. You're not dealing with the usual F1 hybrids. One has possible DNA from other species, or chemicals/cides incorporated into it, etc... Totally different problem with the...
Forum: The Politics of Food December 1st, 2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By bunkie
Re: Organic Farmers Pay the Price for GMO Contamination

Apropo for the OP...

New 10 Year Study Finds GMO Corn Contaminates Non-GMO Varieties up to 2.8 Miles Away
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Forum: The Politics of Food December 1st, 2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By bunkie
Re: Book: Our Daily Poison

Great read ohio! I so remember 'Silent Spring' and all the doings of that era. It sure seems many have learned little or forgotten alot since then.
Forum: The Politics of Food November 29th, 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By bunkie
Re: Most Consumers Have No idea What Organic Means

Look at all the monies that were spent to misinform the voters in Cali, as well as elsewhere.

I believe the number is rising rapidly about those who care about organic, as the info is spread.
Forum: The Politics of Food November 28th, 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By bunkie
Re: Most Consumers Have No idea What Organic Means

With these figures, it appears they care...
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Forum: The Politics of Food November 23rd, 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By bunkie
Re: Farmers Harmed by Decline in Nation's Public Seed Supply

Turns Out, the Future of Food Lies in These Old Seeds

Scientists, farmers, and chefs are developing new varieties of produce from heirloom seeds. It will make life better for organic farmers—and...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 20th, 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By bunkie
Re: Widespread Glyphosate Contamination in the US

http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/real-reason-for-toxic-wheat-its-not-gluten/

.....Here’s what wheat farmer Keith Lewis has to say about the practice:

"I have been a wheat farmer for 50...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 16th, 2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By bunkie
Re: Widespread Glyphosate Contamination in the US

Lots of good questions for the 'unknown'...

Field of weeds: Could agriculture crisis crop up from herbicide resistance?
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Forum: The Politics of Food November 16th, 2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By bunkie
Forum: The Politics of Food November 15th, 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By bunkie
Farm Bill Tool Launched by Sustainable Group The new Grassroots Guide to Federal Farm

Farm Bill Tool Launched by Sustainable Group

http://farmfutures.com/story-farm-bill-tool-launched-sustainable-group-0-120198

The new Grassroots Guide to Federal Farm and Food Programs aims to...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 15th, 2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By bunkie
Food fight: King Co. eyes steep fee hike for farmers markets

When we were steadily selling at our farmers market, we could barely afford the yearly fee and the percent we had to provide to be members. I can't imagine having to pay these proposal fees!

Food...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 15th, 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By bunkie
California Creates Farm-To-Fork Office

California Creates Farm-To-Fork Office, Passes Legislation Promoting Local Food Access
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Forum: The Politics of Food November 15th, 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By bunkie
Re: French Farmers Grow Angry

Too bad the manure was wasted on the cops and not the politicians!

Looks like it was well organized...look at all those tractors!

It is sad about the food wasted....
Forum: The Politics of Food November 13th, 2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By bunkie
Back-To-The-Future Agriculture: 'Farming Like the Earth Matters'

Back-To-The-Future Agriculture: 'Farming Like the Earth Matters'

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/12/back-future-agriculture-farming-earth-matters

It is easy to forget that once upon a...
Forum: The Politics of Food November 13th, 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By bunkie
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