Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2013«

Growing lots of food in little space

April 27, 2013 by


Think you don’t have enough space to be a farmer? Think again. This California family grows enough food to eat and sell to local chefs on 1/10th of an acre! Check it out. And if you’re inspired, give it a shot and come sell at our market! Advertisements

The Best Bugs — How to control garden pests with beneficial insects

April 22, 2013 by


Stripped stems. Leaves that look like fishnet. Pockmarked tomatoes. No farmer or gardener is immune to them. Insects can quickly wreak havoc on a promising crop, and sadly, many farmers and gardeners try to control them with genetically modified organisms and potent chemical pesticides. What’s amazing is that those methods can be pretty costly, and […]

GMO OMG – a new film helping to tell the truth

April 9, 2013 by


This looks to be fantastic, and will help really shed light on one of the most pressing agricultural issues of our time.

Springtime blooms at Lake of the Ozarks

April 7, 2013 by


The balmy days of spring… ahhhh…. Spring means so many good things: fresh salads, deliciously warm days and pleasantly cool nights, and lots and lots of colors! Yellow is a common early color for spring blooms — the daffodils are turning their heads this way and that, and the forsythias are shining like wild rays […]

Missouri Senator worked with Monsanto to craft ‘Monsanto Protection Bill’

April 2, 2013 by


ABC OTUS news is reporting today that Missouri Senator Roy Blunt admitted to working with Creve Coeur-based Monsanto, the multinational technology and genetically-modified-seed corporation, to craft the language of a rider in the bill that is widely being labeled as the “Monsanto Protection Bill.” The language that some say will unfairly protect GMO crops was […]