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After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller,

What happens when the grapes are gone……   DAVID KELLER September 2015 PD Article Link 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 percent between 1988 and 2014. Our climate, soils […]

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Wholistic Fire Prevention Starts Now

Wholistic Fire Prevention Starts Now TARGETED GOAT GRAZING? It’s year round, economical, efficient and natural way to practice Regenerative Ag.    Goats, especially certain breeds, are natural brush eaters.  They eat the stuff that becomes tinder for wildfires.  When managed well they eat the troublesome stuff, poison oak a favorite, and leave the mature trees and

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‘Jarring Wake-Up Call’: Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts

‘Jarring Wake-Up Call’: Hunger Surges in US After Food Aid Cuts “Effective federal public policies over the previous few years were spectacularly successful in stemming U.S. hunger, but as many of those policies have been reversed, hunger has again soared,” said one expert. BRETT WILKINS Nov 22, 2023 Highlighting the end of a yearslong trend

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Sustainable Pulse: Bayer-Monsanto Hit With $175M Verdict Against Roundup

SUSTAINABLE pulse reports: A Philadelphia jury on Friday hit Bayer/Monsanto with a $175 million verdict in favor of a cancer patient who claimed the company failed to warn about known carcinogens in its best-selling herbicide, Roundup. Source: Environmental Health News The verdict is part of a string of nine- and 10-figure judgments against the Bayer

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Occupy: News on GMO & Glyphosate

GMOs, GLYPHOSATE & TOXINS Pesticide Preemption And The Fight For Local Control https://www.panna.org/news/pesticide-preemption-local-control/ “Pesticide preemption laws — many using language developed by the pesticide industry — specifically limit the ability of city or county governments to ban or restrict pesticides in any way, including the “use, sale, notification, marketing, distribution.” Pesticide preemption takes away local

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No $ for Workers As: Auto Giants Pay 1% in taxes Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in Profits

Auto Giants Refusing Union Demands Paid Just 1% in Federal Taxes on $42 Billion in Profits: Analysis “The tax system is rigged to benefit multinational corporations over the workers who keep them running.” BRETT WILKINS Sep 19, 2023 Despite reaping tens of billions of dollars in profits between them over the past five years, General Motors

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