Monsanto’s Roundup More Toxic Than Glyphosate Alone

Glyphosate, the most popular weed killer in the world, is listed as the only active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup.

Roundup Label

According to the EPA, about 100 million pounds of glyphosate are applied to U.S. farms and lawns every year.

GMO advocate Dr. Patrick Moore claims that glyphosate is safe to drink then refuses to drink it. He claims that that people have attempted to commit suicide by drinking glyphosate and lived. This is true but some do die from drinking glyphosate. According to a Forbes article:

Eighty of the 93 patients intentionally ingested RoundUp at its 41% concentration (home gardeners use a much weaker 1% concentration). Only seven of them died. But 66% had damage to their gastrointestinal tract and 43% had sore throats.

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Community Food Workshops

From the Ground Up

As a follow-up to our Women’s Government Contracting Forum on May 16th, 2pm at Larchmont Public Library, we are organizing a group from lower Westchester and the North Bronx to attend the June 13th and 14th From the Ground Up! Workshops. These workshops are given by Will Allen‘s Growing Power organization.

This is part of our efforts to form a non-profit in lower Westchester and the North Bronx that will focus on education reform and tech diversity by teaching kids computer programmingmachine learning, robotics,chessfarming, and about having a creative mindset.
Growing Power workshop

Will Allen (left) of Growing Power teaching a workshop

Growing Power, a national non-profit with a mission of creating and teaching others to create healthy food from healthy soil, has announced their schedule of workshops for this spring. All workshops will take place at Growing Power’s Community Food Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

From the Ground Up! Workshops are intensive, hands-on trainings offering diverse groups the opportunity to learn, plan, develop, operate, and sustain community food projects. Project participants leave the workshop with improved skills that they can take back into their communities and pass on to others. These workshops are for both rural and urban projects. Please be aware no video recordings are allowed.

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Reversing Diabetes by Teaching Kids to Eat Well

40% will develop diabetes
According to the CDC as reported by BloombergBusiness:
Forty percent of Americans born from 2000 to 2011 will develop diabetes, double the risk of those born a decade earlier….
More than half of all Hispanics and non-Hispanic black women born from 2000 to 2011 will develop diabetes in their lifetime.
Yet…
You can reverse diabetes with diet
Click here for full documentary.
Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days

Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days
http://www.rawfor30days.com/

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Vertical and Urban Farming Address Diabetes, Alzheimer, and Pollution

A vertical farm in Japan can produce a daily harvest of approximately 10,000 heads of lettuce.

Vertical Farm in Japan

Outside of Chicago, Green Sense Farms leases a 30,000-square foot warehouse to bring affordable, fresh food all-year-round for customers in the Midwest. They make more efficient use of land, water and energy to grow food free of pesticides, herbicides, preservatives and GMO seeds. On top, they create dramatically fewer emissions caused by the transportation of food.
Green Sense Farms

Carl Wenz and Robert Colangelo of Green Sense Farms

Green Sense Stats

At the northern outskirts of Milwaukee, stand 14 greenhouses on two acres of land. This is Growing Power, the only land within the Milwaukee city limits zoned as farmland. Founded by MacArthur Foundation “genius” fellow Will Allen, Growing Power is an active farm producing tons of food each year, a food distribution hub, and a training center. Will Allen is the author of The Good Food Revolution.
Will Allen of Growing Powing

Will Allen of Growing Powing

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“No GMO” T-Shirt Project

We are developing a crowd-sourcing campaign to sell t-shirts
No GMO
“No GMO” t-shirts will be:
  • Grown in the USA with organic cotton
  • Made in North Carolina
  • Transparent supply chain
  • Water-based inks
NO GMO
Healthy Millionaire

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The Problem With Congress

Neil Degrasse Tyson

You know what my concern is about Congress? I checked these numbers: 57% of the Senate, 38% of the House cite “law” as their profession. And, when you look at law, law is … well what happens in the courtroom? It doesn’t go to what’s right, it goes to who argues best. And there’s this urge, the entire profession is founded on who the best arguers are….
And I said, “There’s no scientists? Where are the engineers? Where’s the rest of life represented?”
Neil deGrasse Tyson

According to The Economist members of the 114th Congress are 66 times as likely compared with the average American to be lawyers. For Senate Democrats, the figure is 112 times.

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