Tuesday, July 19, 2011

If you don't stand up for something...

...you will fall for anything, and you are, right now. Your food supply from your local markets may not be safe for you, but that's ok, you can't see it. Radiation is like that, so is GMO foods.

Recently, the GMO food has been found to PUT toxins in your blood stream. So that nice little carrot you just gave your 1 or 2 year old could be potentially killing him.

(SALEM, Ore.) - A new medical study on the impacts of genetically modified (GM) foods, shows that toxins from GM crops designed to strike down pests are actually showing up in the bloodstreams of women and unborn babies.

The new study, "Maternal and fetal exposure to pesticides associated to genetically modified foods in Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada" by Aziz Aris and Samuel Leblanc with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, at the University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre in Quebec, Canada, brings to light many of the fears that GMO food awareness groups and writers like our own April Scott, have been attempting to illuminate to the public.

The results of the study show that 93 per cent of blood samples taken from pregnant women and 80 percent of samples taken from umbilical cords, tested positive for traces of the chemicals.

This is highly problematic for Americans, where literally millions of acres have been taken over by these Monsanto generated crops. The GMO seeds carry a traceable blueprint and organic farmers whose fields have these non-natural crop seeds blow onto their land, are subject to lawsuit from Monsanto. You see, in this new game, every part is a victim except for Monsanto employees and shareholders.

This is the company responsible for Agent Orange

However, this is no surprise, I have mentioned this before. What is surprising is that now, another farmer I know has lost his organic farm business forever due to Dow Chemical. Think about that a moment. Contaminated food in our supermarkets, and farmers now losing their farms due to chemicals made by other companies! Your children eat this food and so do you! Tough for me to get my head around.

To quote a fellow farmer,

you may well ask what is that ....... I had no idea either until I read Monbiots piece at www.monbiot.com/2011/07/15/has-beans/

now it explains some strange Jerusalem artichokes we had last year

we use manure from the local riding school - and spread it all over our paddocks. We dont usually put it on food crops but we did in that garden last year ......... probably a lucky mistake or we wouldn’t have known about the contamination that is in our paddocks
Any animals that eats grass or hay ( or grain or ? ) with it on it or grass grown in manure with it in it passes it right through and into the manure killing some plants grown in that manure ...... of course the company making it say it is harmless to animals and humans ......... How can we be sure ? something that persistent really scares me

I don't blame him one bit for being scared, you should be too. If the farmers can't even get healthy food anymore, what chance do you have?

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Busy as a beaver...

...or as a bee, take your pick. Either way, I have little time to write. Yesterday I made a 4' by 8' raised bed that was promptly planted with again a polyculture of Early Corn, Mini Corn, Assorted Sunflowers, Crookneck Squash, Saltbush, Australian Butter Squash (pumpkin) Dragon Tongue Beans, and Acorn Squash.

I have decided to terrace and build raised beds with copper flashing around the top of the raised beds in my courtyard area. This will be my intensive zone 1.