It was brought to my attention recently that Monsanto is not bad–it’s just a corporation looking to make money. At the recent MSBA meeting Monsanto affiliate Jerry Hayes spoke about the company’s desire for sustainable agriculture (you can read that post here), but if that is true then there are some seriously misguided people leading that corporate entity. In my… Read more »
A recap of the health issues with GMOs: Previous posts in the GMO series: What’s the problem with GMOs?, How GM-foods affect the body, Let me decide, Old Mansanto had a farm, 10 tips on how to avoid GMOs. Next post: What really demonizes Monsanto
I have been hard at work on Runamuk’s business plan this last week. My attention is focused almost solely on next year’s big move. Even when I am busy with other tasks, at the back of my mind there is the farm. We have to move next year.
With genetically modified ingredients in just about everything processed, it can be a daunting challenge to avoid them when you go to the grocery store. It’s startling when you begin to realize how pervasive GM-ingredients are–it seems like they are in all of the things you love and have been eating for years! But with a little dedication and your… Read more »
Keeping bees is a fascinating and rewarding hobby. For many people, once they get started they are quickly infected with what is known as “Bee-fever” and there is no turning back. Some beekeepers are content with a single or a pair of hives in the backyard, others can’t help but grow their little apiary year after year. If you’re think… Read more »
The last speaker of the day at MSBA’s annual conference was Jerry Hayes–the beekeeper who is now working for Monsanto. I couldn’t help but notice that a number of people left before Hayes got up to speak, and I happened to overhear one pair of gentlemen heatedly discussing Monsanto as they walked past me, so I am sure their departure… Read more »
Check out Michael’s website The Practical Beekeeper–he offers lots of information there, and everything that you would find in his book is available right there.