Tag Archives: pesticide exposure

Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

“We have seen this beautiful piece of the planet called Sonoma County be governed by forces and economic theories that extract resources from the earth while extracting labor and livelihood from the people who create its beauty. We have seen…

 

Pesticide Exposure Changes Bees’ Genes

“We examined the effects of two pesticides on one species of bumblebee. But hundreds of pesticides are authorised, and their effects are likely to substantially differ across the 200,000 pollinating insect species which also include other bees, wasps, flies, moths,…

 

NRDC: Neonic Pesticide May Become More Toxic in Tap Water

Don’t use pesticides and plant pollinator friendly plants.… “In addition to surface water and drinking water contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found neonics inside fruits and vegetables, where they can’t be simply be washed off due to their systemic…

 

Organic Wines Uncorked by Pam Strayer

Pam Strayer, author of “What’s on Those Vines”, Organic Wines Uncorked, speaker and several blogs enlightens us again. Please support Pam and visit her informative website: winecountrygeographic.blogspot.com/ . She also does wine tours to the best Napa and Sonoma wineries…

 

Water of the US: Update #4 and shutdown

Background: Allows for pesticide use and groundwater pollution is seasonal or low flow streams that support wildlife and flora. “It is important that even dry streams and riverbeds be considered as “waters of the United States” because, as our recent…

 

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…