In the 11 years Abbey and Barry Houser have lived in the Pinetree subdivision in Seymour, they’ve added to one of the features residents love most about their neighborhood. They’ve planted more trees. Now the trees on the Housers’ property and others in a subdivision full of old, towering trees are showing signs of distress, with leaves that have wilted, curled and cupped. Read more.
Get Informed on Issues Related to Foods
Glyphosate… This isn’t the first time we’re talking about Monsanto’s cancerous, disease-promoting weed killer and it won’t be the last. If you aren’t familiar with it, the chemical glyphosate is arguably the most concerning toxin in Monsanto’s popular herbicide, RoundUp. In fact, evidence against the toxic chemical is mounting – just look at the findings below. Read more.
Move over apples. An avocado a day may be key to keeping the doctor away by fortifying your body with vital nutrients for your skin, brain and heart, while warding off obesity and other health conditions. Here are four benefits you can expect when you eat one avocado daily. Read more.
The orange is both a literal and symbolic embodiment of the sun, from whose light it is formed and vibrantly emanates. As a whole food it irradiates us with a spectrum of healing properties, the most prominent of which some call “vitamin C activity,” but which is not reducible to the chemical skeleton known as ‘ascorbic acid.’ Science now confirms the orange has a broad range of medicinal properties, which is why the ancients knew it both as a food and a medicine. Read more.
Toxin Free USA, a nonprofit dedicated to consumer protection and education, launched a campaign urging Whole Foods Market to stop selling fresh GMO sweet corn. Whole Foods Market claims to be the “Organic Capital of the World” and advertises, “We don’t just put organics on a shelf — we put them on a pedestal.” Read more.
Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu. Read more.
The USDA and some organic certifiers have been looking the other way as genetically engineered (GE) vaccines make their way into US organic production. This contravenes the very principles of organic agriculture. This government-sanctioned deception of the public must stop—particularly as we prepare for a wave of mRNA vaccines hitting the market. Action Alert! Are you prepared to roll the dice with your health when you visit your grocery store? Read more.
The IFOAM Seeds Platform has partnered with Regeneration International to scale up a global movement toward seed sovereignty. Seeds are a critical component of truly regenerative systems. By joining forces, we shall be able to reach a vast network of people to bring a shift in benefit sharing of one of humanity’s most fundamental resources. Read more.