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Green Lifestyle

Reinventing the Potato:Turns Out Spuds Aren't as Boring as You Might Think
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, garden, farming, healthy, interesting, coolstuff, shopping, humans, organic, environment )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Although most people associate the potato with Ireland and Idaho, its evolutionary birthplace is Peru, a country that, to this day, has far more varieties of the vegetable than anywhere else.
Family Farmers Hold Keys to Agriculture in a Warming World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, family, garden, food, green, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic )

Kamia
- 8 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In a world increasingly overrun by Mega farms and factory processing, it appears that the small family farms are the ones developing sustainable local techniques that can survive and feed the world in the midst of global climate chaos.
Seeds and Breeding Used to Be Open to Everyone. Now One Group Is Trying to Bring That Back
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Heritage seeds, plants, growing, business, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, garden, green, goodnews, greenliving, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, sustainable )

Kamia
- 9 days ago - takepart.com
Before 1982, universities and individuals were famous for breeding new varieties, and most were fertile so seed could be saved. Laws that year changed everything, reducing the total number of seeds and putting their control into the hands of a few.
Plan to Save Monarch Butterflies Backfires
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, garden, green, interesting, protection, butterflies, Monarch Butterflies, world )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
It started with the best of intentions. When evidence emerged that monarch butterflies were losing the milkweed they depend on due to the spread of herbicide-resistant crops in the United States, people across the country took action, planting milkweed...
Four Oclock Flowers in Bloom
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Oregon, blooms, cascades, "central oregon", flashy, floral, "flower bed", flowers, "four o clocks", garden, "high desert", nature, photo, photographer, photography, pictures )

Coralie
- 21 days ago - mrsroadrunner.com
Meet the Four O'Clock Flowers that were blooming here in our garden in the high desert of Oregon!
Genetically Modified Crops: Corporate Fiction
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, society, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
As the New Year begins, I feel compelled to reflect on how fictions and abstract constructions are ruling us; the nature of being and existence is being redefined in such fundamental ways that life itself is threatened.
The Pope's Farm Will Open To The Public. One More Reason To Visit Italy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: 'Farm to Table', world, Italy, Pope Francis, Papal Farm, greenliving, greenproducts, environment, coolstuff, interesting, society, travel, food, garden, health, healthy )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Hey, remember those two donkeys Pope Francis received as an early Christmas present? You can now meet them in all their long-eared fuzziness, thanks to a glorious advent: the opening of the papal farm to the public.
Tell Starbucks: Drop Out of the Anti-GMO Labeling Lawsuit
Green Lifestyle  (tags: healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, science, research, Sustainabililty, world, activists, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, media, rights, politics, safety, society, usa, americ )

Wendy
- 26 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Oral arguments in the crucial Vermont GMO labeling lawsuit are expected to start in the next few weeks,1 so now is the perfect time to pressure Starbucks to end its membership in the Grocery Manufacturers Association and stop fighting GMO labeling..
Roundup 'Weedkiller' Feeds Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, health, Glyphosate, protection, roundup, world )

Kathy
- 27 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
A concerning new study published in the Brazilian Journal of Microbiology titled, "Influence of glyphosate in planktonic and biofilm growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa," indicates that the world's most widely used herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) may be contr
State Departments of Agriculture Are Attempting to Regulate Seed Banks Out of Existence
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, green, healthy, humans, protection, seed saving, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 29 days ago - activistpost.com
Last year, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture officials sent 'a friendly letter' to a seed bank/seed exchange group in Mechanicsburg, telling them they need to test every variety of seed with extremely impractical and pointless tests to ensure that...
An Insurance Policy for Climate Change? How Seed Banks Are Protecting the Future of Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, humans, protection, seed saving, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 50 days ago - billmoyers.com
More than 75 percent of the fruit and vegetable varieties that humans once consumed have already gone the way of the woolly mammoth and the saber-toothed tiger, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization. And half of all domesticated animal
Garden Organic Calls for Supporters to Help Save Our Seeds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 50 days ago - gardenorganic.org.uk
Garden Organic is calling for our supporters to lobby against a fresh bid from the European Commission, to introduce an amended EU Seed Regulation. This amended regulation could once again adversely affect Europe's biodiversity and see gardeners and farme
New 'Harmless Herbicide' to Compete With Monsanto's RoundUp
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 52 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Why use carcinogenic herbicides to kill weeds when a little hot water will do the trick? Botanists and organic gardeners have known this effective, chemical-free way to treat weeds for hundreds of years. Now a UK based company has developed an innovative
Glyphosate and the Deterioration of America's Health
Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, conservation, ecosystems, food, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, Glyphosate, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world, Roundup )

Kathy
- 53 days ago - gmwatch.eu
Is the rise in glyphosate use since the advent of GM crops responsible for the rapid deterioration of health in the US in the last 20 years? A new study by former US Navy scientist Dr Nancy Swanson and co-authors asks this question. The study charts the
 

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