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Onion Seeds Evergreen (Bunching) for sale now.

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday October 06, 2013   -   By Arlene

Onion Seeds Evergreen (Bunching)   a.k.a Scallion (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO) Allium cepa. This plant produces very long and slender bunching onions. At Home Farm Herbery these are grown...

Wheat, Hard Red Spring (100% Organic/Non-Hybrid/No...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday September 29, 2013   -   By Arlene

Wheat, Hard Red Spring (100% Organic/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)   At Home Farm Herbery we love this hard, brownish, high-protein wheat and we use it for bread and hard baked goods. Bread Flour and high-gluten flours...

Salad Burnet (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO) se...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday September 29, 2013   -   By Arlene

Salad Burnet (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO) Poterium sanguisorba At Home Farm Herbery we love this perennial and we keep flowers cut to promote leaf growth because this plant produces serrated leaves that taste and...

Peas Oregon Sugar Pod (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/No...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday September 29, 2013   -   By Arlene

Peas Oregon Sugar Pod (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO) Home Farm Herbery loves these mammoth type snow peas with excellent flavor and they are so easy to grow and we love them in stir fries. We like that these are not...

USDA - Beef is Tender But What Else?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday August 09, 2013   -   By David

The USDA has announced it's new 'tenderness' program designed to help consumers choose a good piece of beef. The new USDA program allows beef companies to label products as "USDA tender" or "USDA very tender" if they are certified...

GMO makers have the upper hand but you have the ch...

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday July 23, 2013   -   By Brian

BPA, BHA, BHT, DDT, PCB's Sodium Nitrate and Nitrites, 2, 4-D, 2, 4-T Atrazine, Glyphosate and Phthalates, all chemicals that the manufacturer has claimed were safe backed up by studies they funded.  Atrazine is not supposed to stay in the human body...

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Bravo Conneticut... GMO Labeling

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Wednesday June 19, 2013   -   By J

Labels sought for genetically modified food Dan D’Ambrosio, USA TODAY 2:40 p.m. EDT June 13, 2013 (Photo: Dan D'Ambrosio, Gannett) Story Highlights More states taking on the issue Vermont, Connecticut, Washington have...

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Unwelcome New Neighbors

Blog: Dune Lakes Local Harvest Blog   -   Monday June 10, 2013   -   By Kris

Just recently, I was mentioning that sometimes I wished we could just pick up the farm and drop it somewhere...cooler, closer to the ocean, nearer family, or a big city, or an organic haven...then on our way home recently my husband noticed two new signs in...

Food Serenity

Blog: East Texas Heritage Homestead   -   Friday March 15, 2013   -   By MrsHill

I'm sure you've heard of the Serenity Prayer? Your food is one part of life that there are things you can control and things you cannot and we need to know the difference.  With all the noise in this very big and open world it's very easy to get lost and...

GMOs, Pollinators & Us

Blog: Butts Bees and Gardens   -   Tuesday February 26, 2013   -   By Honey

 Thinking of planting ?  Think native species or heirloom varieties. Think can this plant encourage diversity in my yard and help bring in beneficial insects and pollinators? Below is an old article but relevant nonetheless. ...

Whats the deal with seeds?

Blog: Miss Scarlett's Homegrown Produce, Texas-made Gifts & More   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Miss Scarlett

With all the "buzz" words flying around when it comes to seeds, it is hard to know which seeds you should buy when panning your garden.  One thing that is for sure is people seem genuinely concerned about using non-gmo seed.  I hear it all...

Corn Pudding and other Dilemmas

Blog: The Farm at Mollies Branch   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Diane

'Tis the day after Christmas; a day I am spending reflecting and planning. Family arrived yesterday, and we ate a meal of plenty followed by conversation and laughter. When they left, I felt content as I sat by the fire and opened up days worth of e-mail and...

Celebrate THANKS GIVING WITHOUT GMO TURKEY!!!!!!!...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Saturday November 17, 2012   -   By Tony

This Thanksgiving think twice before you EAT TURKEY..The reasons are many ,but here are some top 10 reasons among which is the UNETHICAL FILTHY environment in which turkies are raised and butchered: http://voices.yahoo.com/10-reasons-not-eat-turkey-thank...

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Prop 37

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Wednesday November 07, 2012   -   By Brian

Well the industrial food complex won this latest round in the fight to have a safe food supply.  The IFC pumped enough money into the California proposition 37 to convince people that labeling GMO foods, as such, was not warranted. It passed by a...

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What you need to know about GMO

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Wednesday October 17, 2012   -   By Brian

To show you how important GMO is to the industrial food complex (IFC) you only need to look at California’s Proposition 37.   It is a bill that would require food manufacturers to label foods made with GMO tainted products.   Why is this important...

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You Have the Right to Know - Unless You Live in th...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday October 10, 2012   -   By David

      Practically every industrialized country in the world has demanded that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's) be labeled if they are in your food. Many countries don't even allow them in the country. China has refused our GMO...

Contamination - That's YOUR Problem

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday October 02, 2012   -   By David

I have a really nice Tamworth Boar here at Spring Hill Farms . I let him run loose and he does what boars do…..he finds sows and makes babies! He relies on his sight, hearing, and sense of smell to locate sows that are ready for his advances....

Bait and Switch at Whole Foods?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday September 28, 2012   -   By David

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. - Calvin E. Stowe I think many times we complicate things up so much it makes it hard to figure out what the right thing is to do. Take the case of Whole...

Say No To GMO's

Blog: Freedom To Grow Our Own Food   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Jason

Pepe makes a prediction: Your health will one day depend on how wealthy you are, since foods will contain more and more GMO. People who can't afford USDA Organic Foods will be at greater risk to the potential hazards posed by GMO'S. Farming...

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