Modern Food Production Killing Us and the Planet

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Growing environmental, climate and health problems can be traced back to modern food production, including rising obesity and disease. Conventional, chemical and energy-intensive farming is also depleting fresh water supplies, while toxic agricultural chemicals pollute air, soil and waterways, thereby threatening the entire food chain from top to bottom.

Slashing Pesticides Won’t Hurt Farm Food Production Study Reveals

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Researchers found that 59 % of farms could cut pesticide use by 42 % without harming their production. Additionally, 40% of farms would even improve their production as a result of cutting back on pesticides.

Popular Farm Pesticides Found in Drinking Water

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Of the many pesticides that American farmers have embraced in their war on bugs, neonicotinoids are among the most popular, and now, the first evidence has appeared that they are in our tap water.