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Is There “Illegal GMO Wheat” in Kraft Mac & Cheese? NO!

May 31, 2013


This is going to be quick and dirty, but I just came across a flurry of tweets regarding this topic and feel the need to address it. Vani Hari, aka “the Food Babe” is acting like she’s uncovered the conspiracy of the century because she discovered a box of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese that, upon […]

Wordless Wednesday: This is Your Milk. This is Your Milk on Grass.

May 23, 2013


Today’s post came to me this morning while I was milking Bonnie, our Jersey cow, and watching the golden milk froth into the pail. The difference in colour between these two glasses of milk can probably be partially attributed to a difference in butterfat (the store-bought milk is 2% and our own is probably testing […]

Wordless Wednesday: Spring Plowing

May 8, 2013


Gabriel is tagging along behind the plow on his own tractor, acting as quality control officer and chief earthworm counter.

Bees & Neonicotinoids: An Organic Farmer’s Perspective

May 3, 2013


The Debate The past several months have seen a lot of coverage of the alleged links between neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) and widespread, puzzling, and distressing bee deaths. This week saw the European Commission ban the use of neonics for two years, starting in January of 2014. Many groups are calling for similar action on this […]