ORGANIC FARMERS

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Vandana Shiva : Why We Must Respect & Support Our Organic Farmers – Sea To Seed from Films For Action on Vimeo.

 

ORGANIC FARMERS

“Food is the future of our cells and bones. We have to relate back to food as the future of our bodies. Therefore every time that we eat, we have to recognize the vitality of food, the sacredness of food and link back to that of where food is grown. The only way to know how our food is grown is if we have a neighbor who is an organic grower.” ~ Vandana Shiva

 

READ THIS AMAZING ARTICLE BY overgrowthesystem.com

ARGENTINA: THE COUNTRY THAT MONSANTO POISONED? PHOTO ESSAY *UPDATED*

“American biotechnology has turned Argentina into the world’s third-largest soybean producer, but the chemicals powering the boom aren’t confined to soy and cotton and corn fields. They routinely contaminate homes and classrooms and drinking water. A growing chorus of doctors and scientists is warning that their uncontrolled use could be responsible for the increasing number of health problems turning up in hospitals across the South American nation. In the heart of Argentina’s soybean business, house-to-house surveys of 65,000 people in farming communities found cancer rates two to four times higher than the national average, as well as higher rates of hypothyroidism and chronic respiratory illnesses. Associated Press photographer Natacha Pisarenko spent months documenting the issue in farming communities across Argentina.” READ MORE

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