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Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Bill Nye joins the concensus

<*>I remember when this while thing panned out on SANET and the discussion between Ph.D's being very dismayed by how political this got and how it was clear Monsanto was pulling a lot of strings on...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By Ohiorganic
Inadequate safety assessment of GE foods

http://www.psrast.org/subeqow.htm

The the principle of "substantial equivalence" for GE food approval is unscientific, being based on incorrect assumptions about the effects of genetic...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 16th, 2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Bill Nye joins the concensus

And this is by no means the first smear campaign done on scientists that get results that the industry doesn't like. The first was Arpad Pusztai and his unfortunate findings with GMO potatoes...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 13th, 2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,210
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: A Note from Joel Salatin

right before I read this piece by Joel Salatin I had read an article about antibiotics no longer working to make hogs bigger. Looks like they have their substitute.

Better living through...
Forum: General Digging March 12th, 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Questions about organic gardening

No, it does not depend on which state you are in, it is the same regulations in all 50 states, and the territories as well. All of the Organic certifiers in the USA must follow the same set of rules...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 12th, 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Ohiorganic
Congressman Wants to Start Food Revolution

When it comes to changing the food system, Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) might be the most outspoken member of Congress yet. Now in his sixth term, Ryan is the author of Real Food Revolution, Healthy Eating,...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 12th, 2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,192
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Full Steam Ahead!

Be better to buy certified Organic corn meal as the GMO free stuff is still been grown with a lot of synthetic chemicals and in near dead soil with little organic matter and all the other stuff that...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 11th, 2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,192
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Full Steam Ahead!

Organic has never been a wedge in the GMO argument as it predates GMO's by decades. And now people don't want expensive Organic when they can have unverified GMO-Free (hey! it sez so on the label so...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 11th, 2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,210
Posted By Ohiorganic
A Note from Joel Salatin

By Joel Salatin
I was asked by a "Washington Post" writer a couple of days ago about whether the
interest in Polyface type food would increase or decrease in coming months/years.
The one thing I...
Forum: Herbs and Flowers March 9th, 2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Message on Milkweed/Monarchs

Spike send me a SSE and i will send you milkweed seed that is native to Ohio. 9 years ago I took about 1/2 acre and allowed the few milkweed plants that were on the property to go wild and now they...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 3rd, 2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Ohiorganic
The Truth behind America's meat Industry

http://www.takepart.com/video/2014/12/01/meat-matter?cmpid=foodinc-ad-fb

and an alternative to factory farmed meat.
Forum: The Politics of Food March 1st, 2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Ohiorganic
Food Waste

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/us/food-waste-is-becoming-serious-economic-and-environmental-issue-report-says.html?ref=science&_r=0

we humans waste a lot of food and it can be stopped to a...
Forum: The Politics of Food March 1st, 2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: The War on GMO Critics...

You would love my BIL who is #5 in the world in his AG (54 to 60) in ironman decathlon. His wife, my step sister is top 25 in her AG and would have been higher but she had some physical issues las...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 28th, 2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: The War on GMO Critics...

I do disagree that 60 is the new 40. 60 is 60 and 40 is 40 and I don't care how many baby boomers want to turn back the clock and give us artificial constructs as truth. As I get further from 40 and...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 28th, 2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: The War on GMO Critics...

Actually human life span has remained very static for the past 2000 years. It is infant mortality that has fallen and that is more due to better care than GMO's...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 28th, 2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Wyoming Approved Local food and Raw Milk

At the local farmers market they will not allow meat or egg sales without training, expensive licensing and than proper refrigeration. So instead of several people selling eggs and meat at that...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 27th, 2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ohiorganic
The War on GMO Critics...

http://foodtank.com/news/2015/02/the-war-on-genetically-modified-food-critics-et-tu-national-geographic

Since when is the safety of genetically modified food considered “settled science” on a par...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 27th, 2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Ohiorganic
Wyoming Approved Local food and Raw Milk

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/wyoming-senate-grants-final-approval-to-food-freedom-act/article_9db4180e-b916-5f96-a541-fdc516a1d931.html

The Wyoming Senate granted...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 24th, 2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Could This be the Answer to Big Food?

I used certified Organic as there are no numbers on what you call "Practical Organic" Farms, which would include my farm. And there are differences beyond switching out inputs with certified organic...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 24th, 2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Could This be the Answer to Big Food?

while in 2007 the average size of an Organic farm was 126 acres, the break down than was 866 farms controlled 60% of the certified organic land making those farms over 500 acres each.than there were...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 24th, 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Ohiorganic
Could This be the Answer to Big Food?

http://fortune.com/2015/02/23/could-this-be-an-answer-to-big-food/

“Industrialized farming is about mining immediate productivity from the soil at the expense of future productivity,” Spitznagel...
Forum: The Politics of Food February 23rd, 2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,179
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Watch The US Farmers Disappear on this Map

and property taxes are way up, at least in Ohio. Some farms are paying 300% more this year than in past years. Not a good recipe to keep farmers on the land
Forum: General Digging February 23rd, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Pricking Celery

Thanks, I have corrected it.
Forum: General Digging February 23rd, 2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ohiorganic
Pricking Celery

http://youtu.be/JYYswwsahjE

A video I made about pricking celery from small soil blocks to larger soil blocks
Forum: The Politics of Food February 21st, 2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Gene Logsdon on GMO's

Of course we no longer use carriages nor have much need for blacksmiths/farriers shaping metal by hand using small forges (but we still need blacksmiths to work in ironworks) since we are no longer a...
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