Patricia Note: I don't know if I would single this out as the primary cause of colany collapse...certainly Monsanto's BHT treatment of seeds and plants, other chemicals, mites from challenged immune…Continue
Started Dec 19, 2010
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One of the best programs that our government provided was ATTRA, an information and research agency for sustainable agraculture . For growers, farmers, and young people who are going into food production, it is a wonderful way to get answers, suggestions and support. Expenditures are small and the benefits are great and it is a wonderful way to go organic or sustainable.
Go this site: http://www.ncat.org/
Posted on May 12, 2011 at 3:26am — 1 Comment
In 1914, the Smith-Lever Act established funding for agricultural education and the extension division of land-grant colleges was established.
These land grant colleges were established to help rural and other low-income students with access to higher education. These were established, not to help corporations, but to educate the less wealthy rural populations. These land-grant colleges were one of the best things that our government has done. In 1972, Washington State…Continue
Posted on April 21, 2011 at 8:30am
Posted on April 17, 2011 at 9:27am
It is heartening to see local ordinances passed to have local control over the food supply.
Third Maine Town Passes Landmark Local Food Ordinance :
BLUE HILL, MAINE - On Saturday, April 2, Blue Hill became the third town in Maine to adopt the Local Food and Self-Governance Ordinance. The Ordinance was passed at Blue Hill's town meeting by a…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2011 at 8:30am