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Connect the dots

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Sunday February 17, 2013   -   By Brian

Without knowing at the time, I first learned about the degradation of our food supply before I was a teenager.  Sad really, but I now know what I thought was a bad idea really was.  It was the late sixties, early seventies and we had a High’s...

These Times They Are a Changing

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Wednesday May 02, 2012   -   By Brian

A New York Times columnist wrote an article about how the grass fed grazing model is not sustainable.  I grew up in an era when Edward R. Morrow was retiring and Walter Cronkite was becoming America's uncle.  Journalistic integrity was paramount...

Growing for Health

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday April 03, 2012   -   By Brian

There is institutional advertising that a major seed manufacturer is playing over the radio airwaves.  It is about how farming uses so much water and that their genetically engineered seeds will use less water and yield more...

Senate Bill S.510

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Wednesday November 17, 2010   -   By Sarah

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3 Lies Big Food Wants You to Believe

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday November 17, 2010   -   By David

Is it really cheaper to eat discount food from the grocery? I've always said "no". If you evaluate it strictly form a dollars spent at the 'regular' store, verses with your local farmer, you may erroneously come to that conclusion.  ...

What's Wrong With Our Food System - Speech by 11 y...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday September 29, 2010   -   By David

Excellent speech by Birke Baehr an eleven year old boy.    

Even Wild Animals Know

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Wednesday August 18, 2010   -   By Brian

I do not want to offend anyone but I know I will.  It is like passing the scene of an accident and you do not want to look, you know you should not look; you should be paying attention to driving the vehicle undistracted.  As you creep along...

A Great Way to See/Share Why to buy from a Local F...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday July 30, 2010   -   By David

I love this little video! It really brings home what's going on in the industrial farming sector. When I go through the grocery store I see so many pretty, pastoral labels all designed to make me think my food is actually coming from a real farm...

Industrial Agriculture showcased in the Smithsonia...

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Tuesday June 01, 2010   -   By Sarah

An article from a recent Smithsonian (thanks Mama for the subscription!) issue -- " Breeding the Perfect Bul l" highlights exactly what I abhor about industrial agriculture.   For those who follow the link, I jumped to page 4 of the article...


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