Author Archives: Janus Matthes

Organic and Biodynamic Wine List

We urge everyone to support the wineries listed below. With high childhood cancer rates and glyphosate found in most wines, please support the wine makers who support healthy communities. “Sustainable” means not poisoning and degrading the environment. Our county is…

 

After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller

After the grapes are gone By DAVID KELLER Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes occupy more than 60,000 acres, with vineyard acreage expanding 80…

 

The Wine Industry Needs to Evolve

The Wine Industry Needs to Evolve Source: https://www.winebusiness.com/ by Cyril Penn January 17, 2019 “This is probably the most important report that we’ve put together, Silicon Valley Bank Wine Division EVP and founder Rob McMillan said as he kicked off yesterday’s…

 

Guardian reports: BIG FAIL

In November 2017, the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) (the equivalent of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration) approved the use of glyphosate for another five years, despite calls for the herbicide to be banned. In December 2017, the U.S….

 

MILLIONS AGAINST MONSANTO Now We Know

New Study from Europe MILLIONS AGAINST MONSANTO: Now We Know Ever wonder how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could continue to support the use of glyphosate—even after 17 of the world’s best scientists at the World Health Organization (WHO)…

 

Canada Launches New Risk Assessment for GMO Salmon

If you order salmon out, be sure and ask the restaurant where it came from. Let them know you won’t eat it.  Consumers have rejected GM’d salmon overwhelmingly.  Costco, Kruger & Safeway will NOT sell this salmon!   “Consumers are…

 

CAFF & the Farmers Guild: 2 farm Support Job opportunities

2 FARM SUPPORT JOB OPPORTUNITIES Part-time Farmer Organizer With a focus on the Latino/a farm community on the Central Coast, lead practical on-farm field days, give voice to growers and pass along valuable resources to help those farmers thrive! LEARN…