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Sonoma Gets Its (Toxics) Closeup: What’s On Those Vines? by Pam Strayer

Wine industry can’t be embarrassed enough to change their practices, little changes. It is important to know what is in our wine. We are reposting in case you missed it the first time. Thanks to Pam and her hard work…and for sharing. Has anything changed since this was written?  Here is an eye opening assessment report on […]

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Wine Country Women Fight Glyphosate 

“Marketing campaigns like “Sustainable Sonoma” and “Sustainable Napa” are little more than sops meant to disguise what’s really happening in fields….” Wine Country Women Fight Glyphosate ORIGINAL STORY & PICTURE: https://www.bohemian.com/northbay/wine-country-women-fight-glyphosate/Content?oid=10387595 Photo By Jonah Raskin Nichole Warwick, a breast cancer survivor and Sonoma County environmental activist. The words on her chest read: ‘Pesticides used in Sonoma

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‘Incredible Green Wave’ in French Elections Celebrated as ‘Mandate to Act for Climate and Social Justice’ | Common Dreams News

‘Incredibly Reckless’: Trump Moves to Expand Fossil Fuel Drilling in Alaska’s Western Arctic Region Forest Service to Expedite Logging and Habitat Clearance in Proposed Wilderness on Pine Mountain “Today, ecology is taking a big step. A giant step,” he declared. “It is THE mandate to act for climate and social justice. The French are ready

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Sonoma Gets Its (Toxics) Closeup: What’s On Those Vines? by Pam Strayer

It is important to know what is in our wine. We are reposting in case you missed it the first time. Thanks to Pam and her hard work…and for sharing. Has anything changed since this was written?  Here is an eye opening assessment report on the winegrowers ‘sustainability’ meeting by Pam Strayer, a leading specialist on organic and

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Organically Sonoma Launches: New Website to Help Consumers Find Fine and Everyday Wines from Sonoma’s Organic Vines

“According to the California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, in 2017 Sonoma growers and vintners used 74,815 pounds of glyphosate on wine grape vines. Glyphosate is the leading ingredient in Roundup,” she said, “which we now know is a carcinogen. According to state statistics, in 2017 Sonoma County’s growers applied 9,751 pounds of one fungicide, boscalid

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