If I could name one word that fully encompasses the ugliness of GMOs it would be: Monsanto. The Roundup debacle by this agricultural company has done as great a disservice to GMOs as Andrew Wakefield did to vaccines. While GMO crops have the potential to combat food shortages, add nutrition to food, produce pharmaceuticals such […]
I’ve had turkeys on my mind a lot lately. About a week ago, I picked up our turkey poults from the post office. After the success of last year, we decided to increase the number of turkeys we raise and got 15. Domestic turkeys We bought 10 bronze breasted bronze turkeys, which are the same […]
I’m probably coming a little late to the natural gastrointestinal health party, so bear with me if you are already heading out the door to the next shindig. But a friend of mine (who may or may not be the person still giving me remedial knitting lessons) just introduced me to water kefir (and other […]
If you are tired of dragging your kids to the pediatrician every year for the influenza vaccine raise your hand. Anti-vaxxers, you can sit this one out. I’m sure most of my parent friends out there raised their hands. It’s certainly not an adventure I relish with 5 kids in tow. So why do you […]
A few years ago, the news was dominated by reports of the serious Ebola outbreak in Africa. This year, Ebola has taken a back seat to a newer, scarier virus. A virus that I will talk about at the end of April (hint: it begins with Z). But that doesn’t mean that our Ebola problems […]
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I'm a displaced scientist looking for the science in raising kids and starting a farm.