Monday, May 20, 2024

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Tag: Monsanto

PREVIEW: Aston Magna Family Day at Saint James Place, Saturday, May 25

It is commonplace for children to experience private epiphanies simply by holding a musical instrument in their hands for the first time.

Wetlands expert urges ban on use of Roundup weed killer

Efforts to get the truth out about glyphosate has been stymied by tainted corporate research and by an Environmental Protection Agency that is "dysfunctional at best."

At BIFF ‘Dreaming of a Vetter World,’ a Nebraska farmer goes organic

"I suddenly had some questions about how our food’s being grown here in America… There’s a huge disaster going on right now that few people even know about." -- Bonnie Hawthorne, writer and director of 'Dreaming of a Vetter World'

Great Barrington Selectboard considers resolution to protect organic farms from GMOs and pesticides

“There are a lot of people trying to do organic farming around here. This [resolution] is about protecting our local organic farmers. If you get GMO seed into your field, you’re done.” -- Selectboard member Bill Cooke, who introduced a draft resolution intended to protect the integrity of organic farms and their produce.

TWO POEMS: ‘Syria’ and ‘Grocery List’

Two poems by John K. Lawson, commenting on war and complacency.

On the toxic trail of PCB pollution with eco-warrior Tim Gray

General Electric proposes to stash PCBs from the river in three landfills: one next to Woods Pond in Lenox Dale, another near the Mass Pike in Lee, close to Goose Pond, and the third adjacent to the Rising Pond dam in Housatonic.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.