July 31st, 2017
By Carolanne Wright
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
If you’re anything like me, America’s obsession with ornamental lawns seems nothing short of folly at best, sheer polluting waste at worst. Many are unaware that lawns are one of the largest sources of pollution in the US, with 40 million acres under cultivation, they absorb three million tons of chemical fertilizers and 30,000 tons of pesticides, and use 800 million gallons of gasoline for mowing each year. [source]
And for what? A green patch that serves very little purpose, yet creates staggering pollution. Meanwhile, we have a severe need for more localized food systems and access to affordable produce in neighborhoods throughout the US.
We can complain and fume about this state of affairs — or we can do something about it. Recognizing there had to be a better way, the idea of Fleet Farming was born…
Read more & video at: WakeUp-World
The world’s food supply has changed drastically. It is almost certain that lurking in any given household are products that in previous generations would not have passed for food. The problem has gone beyond food additives and contamination as corporations are allowed to create “food” in a lab using things nature never intended us to…
via The Shopper’s Guide to Anti-Cancer Foods — The Truth About Cancer
The global resistance against Genetically Modified Crops is growing at an exponential rate. A few years ago, you were almost ridiculed for suggesting that GM foods could be a problem, and now scientists and researchers are presenting information that has 19 new countries joining an already long list of nations to completely ban, or have severe restrictions…
via Here’s Why More That 35 Countries Have Banned Genetically Modified Crops From Their Country — Collective Evolution
(Natural News) Americans are voting with their wallets as the market for organic food continues to skyrocket. Conventional food and produce teeming with toxins are quickly losing their appeal as more dangers of GMOs and pesticides come to light, and consumers are increasingly spending their money on organic products and even growing their own food…
via Consumers continue to demand clean food as organic market has doubled since 2007 — NaturalNews.com
Thursday, June 08, 2017 by: Isabelle Z.
(Natural News) When Erica Welton and Dennis Hoover founded the first certified organic fast food restaurant in the country, they were so intent on taking the fast food industry by storm that they decided to name it The Organic Coup. The takeover is now in full swing as their two locations grew into nine in just a year, with plenty more on the horizon. As they prepare to open their first location at an NFL stadium and their first tech cafeteria, they have their sights set next on Disneyland, Las Vegas, and eventually the whole world. How’s that for a coup?
Read more at: Natural News
(ANTIMEDIA) According to a recent review of existing scientific data, foods with high levels of pesticides may compromise brain health and lower IQs. The report, commissioned by the E.U. parliament to determine the safety of pesticides in food and the potential of organic alternatives, does not appear to be publicly available but has been viewed…
via If You Already Switched to Organic Food, We Have Good News for You — The Anti-Media