Category Archives: Seeds

Grow Epic Tomatoes!

Grow Epic Tomatoes!
Karen Lynn “Lil Suburban Homestead

Grow Epic TomatoesKaren Lynn a professed “tomato” addict once titled herself the “Tomato Queen” on the boards at various homesteading sites but realized she could grow a prolific amount of tomatoes but has always felt like she could do more if she had more tomato knowledge.  Continue reading Grow Epic Tomatoes!

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GMO Foods Dangers & Organic Farming Benefits!

Missouri Addresses the Dangers of GMO Foods and the Benefits of Organic Farming!

By: John Wesley Smith “Destiny Survival

GMO Foods MOA_logo_2015_dates200Many preppers are already keenly aware of the dangers of GMO foods. We’ve heard about the benefits of organic farming and gardening. And we see the need to support those who produce locally grown food.  These issues come together at the annual conference held by the Missouri Organic Association, February 5-7, 2015, in Springfield, MO.

My guest on DestinySurvival Radio this week is Sue Baird, Executive Director of the Missouri Organic Association. We talk about that conference and other topics. It promises to be of special interest to those who want to grow, and perhaps sell, organic produce and livestock. We also talk about the dangers of GMO foods and the use of glyphosates Continue reading GMO Foods Dangers & Organic Farming Benefits!

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In the words of farmer, and cattlemen!

In the words of farmer, and cattlemen!
Host: Nick and Don “We Grow Ours

FarmerOn this episode of the We Grow Ours show we’ll discuss the pros and cons of conventional farming with Jerry Klein. We’ll touch on the farmers views about GMOs and new age cattle treatment. We’ll also talk about the need for varmint control… and the good times you can have hunting them!

This week on the WeGrowOurs show, Nick and Don Continue reading In the words of farmer, and cattlemen!

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Groundbreaking Food Gardens

Groundbreaking Food Gardens
Host: Mike Podlesny “Mike the Gardener

Mike The Gardener fe_adIn this week’s episode, Mike interviews Niki Jabbour. Niki is the author of the new book Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden as well as the host of the radio The Weekend Gardener, which airs every Sunday on News 95.7 FM out of Nova Scotia.

Niki is a prolific garden writer whose work appears in newspapers and magazines across North America, including Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Heirloom Gardener, Gardens East, Garden Making and Canadian Gardening. Continue reading Groundbreaking Food Gardens

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Seeds and Prepping Plans!

Seeds and Prepping Plans, two great shows for tonight from our Saturday hosts “The Prepared Canadian” and “The Road Less Traveled”!

Seeds ep65-5Seeds, what’s the difference? Now that the snow is gone, or almost ,our thoughts will be turning outdoors. More specifically to the gardens. There is no shortage of skills to learn or knowledge to be gained when it comes to growing your own food. We have to think about soil and amendments, water and storage for irrigation, mulches, hugel beds, etc. but how about spending some time thinking about your seeds. We have all heard that we need to have heirloom, or open pollinated seeds, but why? What is the difference between hybrid and GMO? Are they both bad for us? Continue reading Seeds and Prepping Plans!

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Gluten Intolerance – GMO Connection

The Gluten Intolerance – GMO Connection
Host: Noreen “The Homestead Honey Hour”

Gluten intolerance_au_gluten_21Did you ever stop to wonder why it seems that so many people are diagnosed with gluten intolerance? I cannot think of a time in recent history when so many people seem to have either been formally diagnosed or self diagnosed as being “Gluten Intolerant”. It may be that we see gluten free products all over the marketplace. It may be that many of the labels you see boast that the contents are “gluten free”. But did you ever wonder why this seems to be so rampant? Continue reading Gluten Intolerance – GMO Connection

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