Archive for the Farming Category

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Why Get Geese?

Why Get Geese?

Lawns have gotten a bad reputation because of the huge amounts of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides they use, not to mention the noise and pollution put out by the lawnmower.

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Agriculture’s Ponzi Scheme

Agriculture’s Ponzi Scheme

After World War II, starvation was a real danger, and calories were in short supply. The United States Dept of Agriculture put in place subsidies to grow calories, which have evolved to this day to a system exactly contrary to what is needed.

Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:16

Low Hanging Fruit for the Progressive Movement

Low Hanging Fruit for the Progressive Movement

We have here the potential for a coalition of health reform as demanded by our public health organizations, immigration reform (this is also the cause of Mexican farmers being driven off their land), water preservation in the rivers and the sea.