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Hey EPA, Bees Can't Wait 5 More Years! Protect The...

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Friday December 13, 2013   -   By Marcie

[Reprinted from Pesticide Action Network's Online Blog, courtesy of Paul Towers] Inaction? Intransigence? Negligence? Whatever the right word, we’re reminded that the U.S. is behind the curve when it comes to protecting bees. Yesterday, Europe’s restrictions...

A Bill to Protect Bees

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Friday July 26, 2013   -   By Marcie

(from "Ground Truth")   Late Tuesday afternoon, Representatives John Conyers (D-MI) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced a   long-awaited bill   to place a moratorium on bee-harming pesticides. The "Save America's...

Pesticides & Parkinsons Disease

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Wednesday June 05, 2013   -   By J

 I found this article & thought it should be shared.  Just another reason to Know where your food comes from. Support your Local Farmer. Exposure to pesticides is linked with increase in risk of Parkinson's disease, a new study has found. ...

Junko's Garden expansion has started!

Blog: Junko's Garden LLC   -   Sunday September 30, 2012   -   By Junko

We have broken ground on our new 4300 square foot facility!  Exciting times ahead at Junko's Garden!

Top crops for cheimcals

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday July 04, 2011   -   By Mary

When you’re doing your grocery shopping next time, here’s a report you might want to consider.   The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has recently published its seventh annual “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” which presents a list of the...

Governments fail to protect invertebrates

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday March 17, 2011   -   By Mary

As climates change due to human and natural factors, we rarely give thought to the insects, arachnids and other invertebrates that are both necessary to human agricultural industry, and to the stability of the ecology. According to Endangered...

Biodiversity better than pesticide

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday March 13, 2011   -   By Mary

Doctors Dr. W. Wyatt Hoback and Dr. Kerri M. Skinner of the University of Nebraska at Kearney and Dr. Robert K.D. Peterson and Dr. Sharlene E. Sing of Montana State University have combined their efforts to form RELEASE (Risk Evaluation Learning to Explore...

Organic CSA

Blog: Lewis' Hen House & Veggie Farm   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By Lewis Organic CSA

We are an organic farm that has a CSA with a distribution point at the Roadrunner Farmers Market in Phoenix, AZ.  We became certified organic in February of 2008 through CCOF.  We started our CSA in May of 2009 to help us better serve our customers...

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