Tag Archives: agribusiness

Oh Honeybees, We Hardly Knew Ye

Beekeepers report 78% percent increase in bee loss over the winter. Continue reading

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5 Steps You Can Take To Save Honeybees

94% of US corn crop is treated with bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides Continue reading

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Good Price on Honey? It’s Fake.

If you buy your honey from the grocery store, big box store, or drug store what is in that bottle isn’t real honey. Continue reading

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Small Farms Create More Jobs

excerpt: “All the ways being proposed to increase jobs right now are the same old methods that do not face the real cause of the dilemma. The awful truth is that we have created an economy that can’t afford people … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Cows and Pigs: Real Food Sovereignty

The more we bring responsibility for food back to our households, neighborhoods, and local regions the more we free ourselves from international market forces that affect our food supply. Continue reading

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Cow Powered Treadmill, Really?

As humans use ever more energy to remain comfortably numb, we seem to be losing our sense of irony. And our humanity. Continue reading

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Green-Washing Gates Foundation Style

Ecologically run farms are as productive and profitable as conventional, chemical-intensive farms. Which kind is the Gates Foundation funding to address world hunger? Continue reading

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