Earth Day

Earth Day 2014

“Earth, be glad to see me” I found this Karuk* prayer in Judith Larner Lowry’s book Gardening with a Wild Heart: Restoring California’s Native Landscapes at Home. I often repeat this verse when I start out on a nature hike. This wonderful sentiment comes to mind today, Earth Day 2014. It’s been 43 years since the first Earth Day was held on April …

Laurie BinderEarth Day 2014
GMO corn

Why I Avoid GMOs

Three reasons: Human health The health of our soil and environment The parallel between Big-Pharma and the GMO industry Human health Many people will be shocked to learn that up until the study led by molecular biologist Dr. Gilles-Eric Seralini of the University of Caen in 2012, no other study sought to examine the long-term (chronic) effects of eating GMOs. …

Jeffrey SchmidtWhy I Avoid GMOs