Tag Archives: organic farming

AB 958: First-ever Organic-to-School pilot program

Let your representatives know you support children being fed food with no pesticide residues that effect their health and environment.  AB 958 – Aguiar-Curry) is a bill that would create the first-ever Organic-to-School pilot program to offer schools grant funding to…

 

Fracking Fluid Used to Irrigate Organic Crops

Support your local farmer….they won’t poison you. “In certain areas of California, oil and gas companies supply up to half of the water that goes to farmland. That includes some areas owned by companies that grow organic crops.”  Fracking Fluid…

 

Organic Pest Management Workshp

8:10 Developing a management plan for burrowing rodents  in Organic Production Roger Baldwin, Wildlife Specialist, UC Davis 8:40 Living with soilborne pathogens Tom Gordon, Distinguished Professor of Plant Pathology, UC Davis 9:10 Managing insect pests in vegetable systems (Aphids, Thrips, Stinkbugs, Seedcorn Maggot,…

 

LEARN TO FARM – THE SINGING FROGS FARM WAY!

One of the best organic farmers in Sonoma County. “Go Local” says 96% of all food is imported in Sonoma County so let’s support the organic farmers who are trying to make our county food secure.  LEARN TO FARM –…

 

Will Switzerland Ban Synthetic Pesticides?

“….Bhutan said that as one of the only places in the world that can claim it is phasing out synthetic pesticides en masse, it would be ideally placed to recoup any losses once other nations wake up and realize that…