honeybees

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  Honeybee populations have been on a devastating decline since 2006. No single cause for colony collapse disorder has been agreed upon by agriculture experts and scientists, as noted by eFoodsDirect previously, but one potential teotwawki fact is crystal clear – the necessary pollinators are continuing to die off in record numbers. A new study… Read more »


tomatoes

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When it comes to seeds and gardening, you’ve probably heard the terms “heirloom”, “organic”, “GMO”, “non-gmo”, “hybrid”, and more. Here are the basics of what those terms mean and what you should have to be able to feed yourself and your family. Heirloom – it means the original seeds our great, great, great, grandparents used to… Read more »


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One question none of us want to think about, and that makes us squirm in our seats, is what will we do when our food storage runs out? It won’t take long for the grocery stores to be empty. Then what? If you are growing your own food, you can replenish your food storage during… Read more »


corn on the cob

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Our county and our families are in the middle of a crisis. We are being served dangerous GMO food, and most food manufacturers are working over time to keep Americans in the dark. There is no question that Genetically Modified Food is dangerous. The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) urges physicians to educate their… Read more »


long term food

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  The inaugural World Food Systems report judged the food systems in 125 different countries, ranking each nation based on four different major metrics: affordability of food, food quality, abundance of food, and the eating habits of citizens. The United States’ food systems score was adversely affected by both the nation’s high obesity and diabetes… Read more »


farming news

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  The lesser prairie chicken has been placed on the threatened species list. The new requirement is expected to affect wind farms as well as oil and gas drilling in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is just one of many elected officials in the affected states worried about how… Read more »


non-gmo food for storage

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I tend to read the news in batches. I scan through and see the different headlines waiting for me in my RSS feed and click on different stories on a wide range of topics. One I saw was about GMO corn. To me, corn and soy beans seem to be the go-to for GMO food… Read more »


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It seems there is yet another reason to steer clear of GMO corn. GMO stands for genetically modified organisms, or in other words, foods that have been genetically engineered. There are many reasons for genetically engineering foods such as greater crop protection and better crop yield. Along with a crop that is resistant to disease… Read more »