Vegans and Omnivores Unite-Food Security is the Real Issue

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Well, I sent a broadcast email to my entire mailing list this afternoon. I was entirely unprepared for the backlash… and lots of unsubscribes. Vegan or Omnivore is NOT the Debate when Food Security is at Stake In case your don’t subscribe to “The Homestead Express” and didn’t get the email, it was a notice … Read more

Florida lawmaker wants to make farm photos illegal

Along with mountains of oranges, tomatoes, and sugar, Florida’s branch of Big Ag Inc. is a reliable producer of bad news. Whether it’s the fight over proto-slavery conditions for its tomato workers, the push to perfect genetically modified oranges, or the outrage of the crony capitalist “solutions” to the environmental degradations of sugar plantations, it … Read more

The Hidden Link Between Factory Farms and Human Illness

The FAO recently warned that global industrial meat production poses a serious threat to human health. BTW, Read the really frightening article in this month’s Mother Earth News, The Hidden Link Between Factory Farms and Human Illness We all KNOW this. We all sense this. It is time we did more. Stop EATING this. There … Read more

The High Cost of Animal Agriculture

Thanks to Susan Weiner at Farm Sanctuary for pointing us to that organization’s network of websites — this has to be one of the most comprehensive resources available on factory farming, animal rights, vegetarianism, and many other related topics. Some of the more interesting resources found were the information from FactoryFarming.com on the environmental and … Read more