Tag Archives: pesticide exposure

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…

 

LA TIMES: Organic food linked to less cancer

Pounds of pesticides in 2015 that Sonoma County winegrape growers used: 2,839,007 pounds. Organic and biodynamic acreage down to under 2% with the “Sustainable Sonoma ” campaign that allows some of the worlds worst chemicals to be used. Great PR, bad for…

 

Pesticide Use on California Farms at Near-Record Levels

Pesticide Use on California Farms at Near-Record Levels   Farmers in California, the nation’s top agricultural state, are applying near-record levels of pesticides despite the rising popularity of organic produce and concerns about the health of farmworkers and rural schoolchildren….