Tag: farming

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

Most of us who live in the United States have always assumed that our food would be available in abundance at our commercial grocery stores at affordable prices, at least for the past three generations. Most have never spent a thought about what they would … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Toxic Combo of Roundup and Fertilizers Blamed for Tens of Thousands of Deaths

Toxic Combo of Roundup and Fertilizers Blamed for Tens of Thousands of Deaths













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

The public’s appreciation of the toxicity of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup—is still limited, despite highly damning research being published.

The fact that Monsanto marketed Roundup as “environmentally friendly” and “biodegradable” probably has a lot to do with this general lack of insight.… More

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Changing Face of Revolution – 3 Inspiring People Who are Undermining the Matrix

The Changing Face of Revolution – 3 Inspiring People Who are Undermining the Matrix













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

The matrix has us. It surrounds and keeps us busy working diligently within its nifty little paradigms, hard at work at our own enslavement and self-destruction. Behind the scenes of every aspect of life are codes, regulations, rules and agendas we cannot see, but … More

April 3, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
The Meat Atlas: Facts and Figures About Industrial Food Production

The Meat Atlas: Facts and Figures About Industrial Food Production













Vicki Hird, EcoWatch
Waking Times

They say every cloud has a silver lining, and since the horsemeat scandal in 2013 it has become much easier to talk about meat—more people seem to know and care about the impact of meat production and consumption and the benefits of cutting down. They’re … More

January 17, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
FDA Concedes Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals Must Be Phased Out

FDA Concedes Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals Must Be Phased Out













April McCarthy, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Antibiotics are added to animal feed or drinking water of cattle, hogs, poultry and other food-producing animals to make them gain weight faster or use less food to gain weight. The United Nations and World Health Organization have both stated that humans are building … More

December 13, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Russians Prove Small Scale Organic CAN Feed the World

The Russians Prove Small Scale Organic CAN Feed the World













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

If you’ve already been through an economic collapse, you might know a thing or two about how to feed your family with little money. More importantly, you might know how to do it without pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and GMO seed. On a total … More

June 25, 2013 | By | 17 Replies More
First “Ag-Gag” Prosecution: Filming a Slaughterhouse From the Street

First “Ag-Gag” Prosecution: Filming a Slaughterhouse From the Street













Will Potter, Green Is The New Red
Waking Times

Amy Meyer wanted to see the slaughterhouse for herself. She had heard that anyone passing by could view the animals, so she drove to Dale Smith Meatpacking Company in Draper City, Utah, and from the side of the road she could … More

April 29, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Duke Professor Suggests Simple Solution to Counter “Ag-Gag” Laws

Duke Professor Suggests Simple Solution to Counter “Ag-Gag” Laws













Waking Times

The old maxim that if you knew how sausage was made you would never eat it has been highlighted by many undercover videos taken by employees of factory farming operations and activists alike.In response, the industry has increasingly lobbied for “Ag-Gag” laws that criminalize whistleblowing and undercover investigations, … More

April 17, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora Unfriendly

How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora Unfriendly













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times 

Two studies published in the past six months reveal a disturbing finding: glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® appear to suppress the growth of beneficial gut bacteria, leading to the overgrowth of extremely pathogenic bacteria.

Late last year, in an article titled … More

March 28, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Where is All the Food?

Where is All the Food?













Wayne Weiseman, Guest Writer
Waking Times

When a product enters the marketplace it is doomed to be bandied about, prodded, poked and eventually, if it is a “valuable” commodity, confiscated, manipulated, packaged, politicized, corporatized, chained to will-o’-the-wisp market forces and forever relegated to the dungeon of the landfill, what’s … More

December 26, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
The Hemp Conspiracy: Why U.S. Hemp Farming Was Banned

The Hemp Conspiracy: Why U.S. Hemp Farming Was Banned













Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

For thousands of years industrial hemp was a common staple. It fed us, clothed us, housed us, sailed our ships with hemp rope and sails, it was part of our livelihood.

Then, in the early 1900s, it was banned and pushed aside.

Why? Why … More

June 27, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
Goodbye, Factory Farm: ‘Food, Inc.’ Chicken Farmer Goes Rogue

Goodbye, Factory Farm: ‘Food, Inc.’ Chicken Farmer Goes Rogue













Megan Bedard
Take Part

“Know where your food comes from and how it got to your table. Know your farmer!” says Carole Morison, a proud new free-range farm owner.

When Food, Inc.—a documentary exposing the highly mechanized food industry—hit theaters in 2008, it left many Americans feeling queasy about … More

May 9, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Baker’s Green Acres vs. the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (Video)

Baker’s Green Acres vs. the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (Video)













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A family farm in rural Michigan may be shut down by a Government Entity who has passed a law stating that the breed of hogs they are raising are a threat to neighboring croplands. In truth, the Big Pork Industry has been planning this campaign to take down all … More

April 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ahimsa – Vegan Farm Sanctuary (Video)

Ahimsa – Vegan Farm Sanctuary (Video)













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Ahimsa is a Sanskrit word that means no harm or no violence. It is the philosophy by which Gandhi led his life. In this film we journey to a farm animal sanctuary in Colorado and meet people who live by the concept of Ahimsa and see how it affects … More

March 15, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

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Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More