October 18, 2012
Monsanto is officially the most absurd company to exist on this planet earth…in this article Monsanto is suing an old man for saving the seeds from his plants and then REPLANTING them the next year!! Imagine, a man doing exactly … Continue reading
October 17, 2012
A wonderful human being contacted me just as a way to show that the efforts of L’isola are not in vain and that we’re not the only ones with this vision. It is lovely when the universe sends these people … Continue reading
October 12, 2012
Primitive often includes the notion of “lesser” or other negative relative terms and when discussing “primitive” skills I feel it’s very important to dispel that at the start. Yes, these skills used sticks, rocks, plants, and animals and it’s very … Continue reading
October 5, 2012
Here is some interesting information on GM (genetically modified) crops and the companies who produce and support their use. You will find that your stomach will turn at the notion that these companies have raised 32 MILLION dollars just so … Continue reading
August 28, 2012
It might surprise most people to know that the term “Organic” is actually OWNED, yes owned by the USDA. What does this mean for you? It means that the USDA determines the standards that all food labeled organic are held … Continue reading
August 25, 2012
I thought this was apropos since I just posted about pickles and this morning I was thinking about Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle in relation to the idea of “Big Ag.” Here’s an excerpt from The Jungle: Chapter 5: Sinclair describes … Continue reading
August 15, 2012
Through the kindness of others we have officially raised $943!
Please help us get to the $1000 mark. Every cent counts.
“jamie” has even picked up part time work so that in addition to working for L’isola she now works at a cafe and sells junk on the weekends!
Hoorah for ambition!
August 12, 2012
It’s hard for me to explain why it’s so important to grow your own food. There are so man pitfalls to Big AG it’s hard to figure out where to start. And of course, even when I do begin, understanding … Continue reading