Category: Food Freedom

Big Ag Mega Farm Threatens Pristine South Carolina River

by Joe Wright Even though climate change has taken center stage in the nation’s environmental debate, the well-documented and persistent threats of factory farming continue to accumulate across the country. Whether it’s the health effects of production and run-off from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (as well as associated conditions of animal cruelty), the deadly introduction…

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The Sickness of Factory Farming

Natural Blaze Horrific animal cruelty videos continue to emerge from factory farms despite many states attempting to impose “Ag-Gag” bills that essentially criminalize the revealing of criminal behavior at these facilities. One such video recently emerged in Ohio, and it led mega industrial food producer Tyson, Inc. to cancel their contract with the offending facility….

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10 Simple, Cheap Home Gardening Innovations to Set You on the Path to Food Independence

by Alex Pietrowski The issue of food quality and food independence is of critical importance these days, and people are recognizing just how easy and fun it is to grow your own food at home. When renegade gardener Ron Finley said, “growing your own food is like printing money,” he was remarking on the revolutionary…

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Canada Approves GM Fish Eggs, Environmental Threat

by Heather Callaghan Two Canadian groups are speaking out against the introduction of AquaBounty’s genetically engineered salmon: Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) and Islanders Say No to Frankenfish. Could the approval of GM fish eggs be the first major stepping stone in pushing GM salmon into the public arena without full approval? They find Canada’s…

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Improved Non-GMO Corn Performing Better Than GMO Crops

by Heather Callaghan Despite genetically modified corn comprising up to 90% of corn crops in the United States, non GMO hybrid corn (often called conventional) has managed to hang on. There appears to be a steady rising market for non-GMO corn. Spectrum Premium Non-GMO is an independent “genetic improvement” seed company based in Indiana and…

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