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George Monbiot – Has-Beans (Aminopyralid)

This article by George Monbiot juxtaposes an excellent description of the joy and magic of growing your own vegetables, with a disturbing account of the effects of Aminopyralid herbicide contamination in compost. George Monbiot – Has-Beans.

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New report on Glyphosphate (Roundup)

Greenpeace has released this report on the effects of Glyphosphate on humans and the environment. This herbicide is marketed by Monsanto as Roundup and is touted as the wonder cure for weeds. They have released genetically modified crop varieties known … Continue reading

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Mercury Food and Wine articles No.4

My December 2010 article. Another side to weeds As I sit at my computer this evening the  mist lies thick over the farm. It has virtually been a whole week without any sun. The soil is now the consistency of … Continue reading

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