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Industrial Organic Pressed For Transparency

The question about organic growing practices in industrial agriculture seems almost like an oxymoron: How can the industrial complex promote healthy growing practices and still turn a healthy profit?

Urban Gardening Movement Grows Strong Communities

If there's one thing we can say we've been lacking in industrial American society, it certainly is the structure of a functioning community.

Market Trends: Greenwashing

Walmart sells organics; sets up a fruit stand in front of their automated doors.  Hundreds of thousands of

The Nuclear Forest Recovery Zone

"The enormity and unprecedented nature of this combined natural and human-made disaster will require a massive and completely novel approach to management and remediation.  And with this comes a never before seen opportunity for collaboration, research and wisdom."

Ownership of Product vs. Food

Those that own the food, own the people.  Most of us understand the dangers in patenting staple seed crops like corn, wheat, soy, alfalfa & cotton because these ingredients are key to the industrial food system.

Organic Seed And Development

Over the course of a conversation with a reader, there was some discussion about seed patents, development and organics.

Effects Of Glyphosate

Glyphosate is the primary ingredient to Monsanto's best selling herbicide, RoundUp. Conveniently and somehow without status of a monopoly, Monsanto also manufactures its genetically modified line of RoundUp Ready (RR) products, which are exactly what they sound like: ready for RoundUp.

The Ripple Effect Of Consumerism

In our economy, every single action we put forth reverberates globally. We all live in an enclosed system of atmosphere, soil and water.  There is no true excess; there is no true lack.

Baby Steps To Sustainability

Small steps, when compiled over time, make the biggest differences with the greatest ease of transition.

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