Tag Archives: Farming
Image from Hemp & Chocolat.California’s Prop. 19:With legal pot comes legal hemp,history’s most profitable industrial crop By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / October 18, 2010 Hemp is the far bigger economic issue hiding behind legal marijuana. If the … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Hemp Is no Paper Tiger
Pig Brother? Cartoon by neophron / toonpool.National animal identification system:Is Big Brother still coming to Animal Farm? By Steve Rossignol / The Rag Blog / April 17, 2010 In February of this year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the … finish reading Big Brother : Still Coming to Animal Farm?
Blackland Prairie. Image from Texas Parks and Wildlife.Subsistence farming and big agribusiness:Obama stops the massive subsidies By Jane Leatherman Van Praag / The Rag Blog / March 18, 2010 I live on and manage our family farm just south of … finish reading Memo from the Blackland Prairie : Obama and the Texas Family Farm
Wes Jackson, president of The Land Institute, shown with actress Jane Fonda. Photo by Joan Halifax (Upaya) / Wikipedia Commons. ‘If we continue our offenses against the land and the labor by which we are fed, the food supply will … finish reading ‘Future Farming’ : A 50-Year Plan for Sustainable Agriculture
I wonder what sort of regulatory model we have arrived at that finds it commendable to break up small groups of people wanting to raise and consume a natural product with no harmful properties and yet ignores a massive, fraudulent, … finish reading Herdshares, Melamine and the Crazed Priorites of the ‘Regulators’
EPA is Hiding Colony Collapse Disorder InformationAugust 18, 2008 NRDC Forced to Sue to Get Public Records on Bee Mystery WASHINGTON — The Natural Resources Defense Council filed a lawsuit today to uncover critical information that the US government is … finish reading Remember the Bees? EPA Is Hiding Something
A Shortage of Democracy, Not FoodBy Frances Moore Lappé Forty years ago, squirreled away in the basement “Ag” library at U.C. Berkeley, I wanted answers to one question: Why were 960 million people going hungry? At the time, newspaper headlines … finish reading World Hunger : Do the Math