I recently read this blog post from www.greendeals.org and it tugged at my save our planet and recycle heartstrings ~ so I thought I'd share it with our Homegrown Family.
Starbucks Coffee is Giving Away Used Coffee Grounds for your Garden
May. 07 Green Gardening, …Continue
One of the biotech industry’s favorite arguments…Continue
Added by Karin Bosela on April 17, 2013 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Since many of us are personal farmers and not always able to grow everything ourselves; some due to space constraints. I thought I'd share one quick way to spot organic produce in the store. Check out the price look-up number (PLU) that is on a sticker of each piece of produce. The International Federation for produce coding standardizes PLU codes for every grocery store in the country. Conventionally grown fruits and vegetables have a 4 digit code number beginning with a 3 or 4. Organically…Continue
The fun begins Monday April 16th and runs through April 28th, and we guarantee you want in on this!
Over the 13-days,Organic Authority will interview and feature farmers from across the nation, and chefs who cook their own farm-to-table eats. And to…Continue
Added by Karin Bosela on March 26, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
This past Friday Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) struck a mighty blow for those of us that want to know whats in our food. He offered an amendment to require labeling of genetically engineered fish that was passed by a voice vote in the Senate. In his speech he also notes that over 60 countries currently require labeling of GE Foods and that over 2,000 grocery stores across the U.S. including Whole Foods and Trader Joe's have committed to NOT SELL genetically engineered seafood.
This article is from HomeCures that work and is a great read for those who are just getting the NO GMO concept and what to understand more about this issue.Continue
Added by Karin Bosela on March 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
In the event that many of you are unaware; as of 10:54 a.m. EST on March 21, 2013 Congress passed the Continuing Resolution, HR 933 that contained the dangerous provision that strips the important concept of “judicial review” from our courts, caving to Monsanto. The passage of Section 735 in this resolution strikes a major blow against America’s constitution, citizens, farmers and the environment that undermines our basic democratic rights in favor of continued corporate welfare and…Continue