Category Archives: Monsanto…
A pesticide company that is trying to gain monopoly control of the worlds food supply.
While the protests against the “Best Budget Ever” are keeping people busy this autumn, spare an afternoon for the worthwhile fight against Monsanto ! This Saturday , 2pm at the State Library:
“Rod Quantok will be hosting the event, David Holmgren, an Australian environmental designer, ecological educator and writer, will be our special guest speaker. We also have an impressive list of other speakers who will share their expertise and knowledge with you. To top it off, you can get groovy with the sounds of The Formidable Vegetable Sounds System and Divina Providencia. It’s going to be a fantastic day, kid friendly and designed for families and communities!”
Best of all, the OM Free Kitchen will be making a special appearance at this event ,with the usual smorgasboard of soups, vegetable pasta , edible weeds, homebaked cakes and real Chai tea!
More information on Monsanto killing bees
Ontario, Canada: Elmwood beekeepers reported over 37 million bee deaths after farmers planted GMO corn with air seeders that also blow neonicotinoid pesticides into the air. [The EU has banned neonicotinoids, but North American officials and politicians, which are financially beholden to the biotech industry, continue to pretend that there is no problem.]|
One of many dead hives at Schuit’s Saugeen Honey, in Elmwood.
“Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said. He and many others, including the European Union, are pointing the finger at a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, manufactured by Bayer CropScience Inc. used in planting corn and some other…
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