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FIELD NOTES
By Natalie Forstbauer Barefoot in the soil. This is my home.
TOXIC LEGACY: HOW THE WEEDKILLER GLYPHOSATE IS DESTROYING OUR HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT with INTERVIEW
By Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist, MIT Discover the science of glyphosate’s effects on the food supply and its toxic legacy on your health and our planet. INTERVIEW WITH DR. STEPHANIE SENEFF, SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST, MIT - Why glyphosate is toxic, and how to detox from it.
GLYPHOSATE: ITS ORIGIN AND IMPACT ON YOUR HEALTH
By Dr. Ryan Lewis, Naturopathic Physician Learn more about glyphosate, commonly used in agriculture. When found on your plate, it removes and blocks minerals, blocks amino acids, and blocks liver functioning.
INTERVIEW WITH THIERRY VRAIN, MOLECULAR BIOLOGIST
Learn why GMOs and the herbicide glyphosate are dangerous from a genetic scientist who worked with them.
LITTLE THINGS MATTER: THE IMPACT OF TOXINS ON THE DEVELOPING BRAIN
Dr. Bruce Lanphear, ​​Pediatric Epidemiologist, shares 30 years of research on the impact of toxins on children. Research shows there are no safe levels of toxins. What can we do?
SCIENCE DOESN’T GIVE A BLABLABLA ABOUT YOUR POLITICS
By Sarah Figueroa, My Adventure Kitchen Think you’re eating healthy food? Learn why it’s imperative to be a mindful consumer.
FOR LIFE’S SAKE, BAN GLYPHOSATE with INTERVIEW
By Hans Forstbauer, natural earth farmer How can glyphosate be both “as safe as drinking water” and kill life in a greenhouse for several years? INTERVIEW WITH HANS FORSTBAUER, NATURAL EARTH FARMER - The experience of herbicides with a natural earth farmer.
ONE BITE AT A TIME
By Donna Maltz, Soil to Soul Academy One bite at a time, we affect our health and nature's balance.
INTERVIEW WITH DR. ELAINE INGHAM
World-renowned soil biologist Dr. Elaine Ingham discusses the power of the right microorganisms to address agrochemicals.
ORGANIC CERTIFICATION
Canada’s Sask Organics shares the steps of organic certification.
BIODYNAMIC CERTIFICATION
Biodynamic Federation Demeter International and Demeter Association, Inc. Biodynamic farming is a regenerative and holistic approach to agricultural, gardening, and food production and processing. Learn more about certification.
MEET NTN, NON-TOXIC NEIGHBORHOODS with INTERVIEW
By Natalie Forstbauer This nonprofit organization has a mission to protect the health of every child from harmful pesticides. Learn more and join in. INTERVIEW WITH KIM KONTE, FOUNDER OF NTN AND BRUCE LANPHEAR, PEDIATRIC EPIDEMIOLOGIST - Yes, you can enact change in your own community.
FARM FEATURE: BUENA FRUTA FARM - MAYAGÜEZ, PUERTO RICO
Buena Fruta Farm, with a main crop of cacao and a diverse botanical garden, shares the experience and wisdom of farming regeneratively on a mountainside.
FARM FEATURE: LEVENVALE FARM - BELLINGEN, AUSTRALIA
Levenvale Farm, with 100 head of cattle, shares the power of resting land in the regenerative process.
FARM FEATURE: BLUFARM ORGANICS - BEDUGUL, BALI, INDONESIA
BluFarm Organics, one of only two certified organic farms in Bali, has a mission “to help people restore their health through honest, organic food.”
SOIL-TO-TABLE FARM FEATURE: CAMOCIM ORGANIC with INTERVIEW
Using agroecology, composting, biodynamic preparations and certified Demeter, Camocim Organic produces some of the best coffee in the world. INTERVIEW WITH HENRIQUE SLOPER DE ARAUJO, CEO CAMOCIM ORGANIC - Why biodynamic farming has made the biggest difference for Camocim Organic. Listen in to learn how even the Jacu birds help pick the coffee berries.
GARDEN FRESH RECIPE: TURNIP AND MINT SOUP
By Kali Star, Soup Sorceress The Soup Sorceress shares a nourishing soup with just a few ingredients - and fresh flower garnish.
ART
The Birds and the Bees by Paula Brett
HEALTHY HARVEST: FLOW WITH THE FALL YOGA
By Julie Bradley-Low, The Farmer Yoga Teacher 5-minute self-care designed for you. Yoga movements to farm or garden with grace, resilience, and strength.
GARDEN FRESH RECIPE: BUTTERY ACORN SQUASH
By Sarah Figueroa, My Adventure Kitchen A delicious and robust recipe for your Fall harvest.
HEALTH IN A HURRY
Spend time with YOU.
HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN GREEN POWDER
By Cate Stillman Accept the glorious abundance of nature, and learn to use nutrient-dense wild weeds to make your own green powder.
GARDEN FRESH RECIPE: ROSEMARY INFUSED TOMATO SALAD with VIDEO
Emoji Botanicals shares an easy delicacy.
22 MILLION STRONG MOVEMENT: THE WORLD BENEATH OUR FEET with INTERVIEW
Nicolette Richer, Certified Regenerative Health Educator, invites us to join the movement to reverse chronic illness by eating real to heal. INTERVIEW WITH NICOLETTE RICHER - Take back your power, be your own health advocate, and learn how small incremental changes can improve your health, wellbeing, and energy.
HEART & SOIL COMMUNITY FEATURE: COMPOST CLUB
By Michael Kennard, Compost Club Compost Club, in East Sussex, UK, turns a community’s kitchen waste into living, biodiverse compost to nourish the soil food web. Want to start one in your community?
HOT HARVESTS
•NON-TOXIC NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCES •QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR FARMER Advocate for your own well-being by knowing how your food is grown. •YOGAHEALER PODCAST WITH CATE STILLMAN Practical living and business wisdom for vibrant health. •FIND YOUR LOCAL FARMER. Know your food. •REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE •GARDENING HACKS •COURSES

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