A Medicinal Plant MAP That Should Be in Your Survival Kit

A hundred years ago 70% of all medicines were made from plants. Most of them are still being used today, but only a few people truly know about them. [...]

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5 Methods of Home Food Preservation

Are you interested in preserving food for later? Then you should become familiar with these five methods of home food preservation… [...]

Make Your Own Pantry-Fridge Basics

Has it ever occurred to you that instead of habitually buying pantry/fridge ‘basic’ items at the grocery store – things like ketchup, mayonnaise, chicken/beef broth, [...]

Monsanto leading super-secret ‘above Congress’ Obama trade scheme to outlaw GMO labeling worldwide

 It's called the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it's a super  secret trade pact being negotiated completely outside of law, with no  congressional authority but with [...]

13 Lies GMO Labeling Opponents are Recycling in Washington State

It’s déjà vu all over again. Last year a coalition of out-of-state, multinational biotech, pesticide and junk food corporations spent nearly $46 million to narrowly defeat [...]

SunRidge Farms: Organic snacks, sustainable facility

Packed in snack bag in the car on my recent trip to Virginia were organic and Non-GMO snacks from SunRidge Farms. SunRidge sent me three samples: Organic Supreme Almonds, [...]

Mosquito Spraying Ineffective and Toxic to Wildlife and Humans

Scientists at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation sent a letter yesterday to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service asking that the agency abandon a proposed mosquito [...]

Researchers Assess the Impacts of Living in a Chemical Soup

Inside Oregon State University’s Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory are rooms lined with tanks filled with thousands of zebrafish—silver, striped, one-to-two-inch [...]

Rice and Beans, A Survival Combination

Rice is rich in starch, and an excellent source of energy. Beans are rich in protein, and contain other minerals. The consumption of the two together provides all the [...]

Cooking After The Collapse

How will I cook without electricity or gas if it ever comes to that? Here’s one way… Solar Oven Cooking Solar energy can be very easily harnessed to provide a [...]

Are There Worms In Your Water?

The idea of drinking water with worms in it certainly isn’t appealing. But residents of a small Oklahoma town have recently been advised not to drink the water or use it for [...]

How to Create Your Own Personal Survival Seed Bank

You have probably heard of seed saving, where you save a plant’s seeds or tubers at the end of a growing season to serve as the seed source for the following year. This is [...]

Common Prepping Supplies that Don’t Last Very Long

After prepping for the last couple of years, I am starting to discover some items in the emergency kit or bug-out bag do not last as long as I thought.  Not only do you need [...]

The GMO labelling debate erupts in the US

US votes are getting ready for a food fight. When Washington voters decide Initiative 522 this northern autumn, they will do more than determine whether to label food that [...]

Hedge Funds, Insider Traders Begin Dumping Monsanto Stock as Reality of GMOs Sinks In Across Wall Street

Monsanto executives and insiders are dumping Monsanto stock in record volumes, sending the stock price spiraling downward. CEO Hugh Grant just sold off 40,000 shares at [...]

GMO’s – The Most Dangerous Invention EVER

I just don’t understand how some humans can be so utterly stupid, so greedy, so crazed for short term profits, so corrupt for political or corporate power that they will [...]

Danger of GMO Vitamins

It is crucial to avoid GMO sources of any kind. Highly toxic, GMOs are associated with the development of deadly diseases in animals, including endocrine disorders, digestive [...]

Aspartame Linked to Leukemia & Lymphoma in Groundbreaking Study

Each year, Americans consume about 5,250 tons of aspartame in total. 86 percent of this aspartame (4,500 tons) is from the consumption of diet sodas. Diet soda is the largest [...]

The 10 Rules For Your Emergency Food Pantry

Those of you who plan to take the first steps toward preparing for emergencies may feel a bit overwhelmed at where to begin. After all, there is a lot of food to choose [...]

‘Globesity’: US Junk Food Industry Tips Global Scales

From Mexico to Qatar, obesity rates are soaring to unprecedented levels. The alarming trend is damaging economic performance, as well as the health of millions of consumers [...]

Relationship Between Landscape Simplification and Insecticide Use Explored

A new UCSB study that analyzed U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Census of Agriculture data spanning two decades (1987-2007) shows that the statistical magnitude, [...]