Three more permaculture posters from Afristar.
Follow up to the last (reblogged) post: companion planting poster
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Marshmallows, cookies and gummy worms. No, these aren’t dessert treats, that’s what some farmers are feeding cows because corn is too expensive.
Is sustainable meat a myth? Polyface farms’ Joel Salatin says absolutely not! “…the land is the same. The only difference is our animals get sunshine, exercise, fresh pasture salad bars, fresh air, and a respectful life.”
How Nat Turner went from New York to New Orleans in 2008 and became an urban farmer in the lower 9th. Now the farm grows “enough produce to sell to 10 local restaurants and the New Orleans Food Co-op.” Wow!
Want to avoid the aforementioned caffeine, active ingredients of Tylenol and Benadryl, banned antibiotics and arsenic? Read Nicolette Hahn Niman’s guide to avoiding factory farm foods.
Feel like chicken tonight? Studies show that poultry on factory farms are routinely fed caffeine, active ingredients of Tylenol and Benadryl, banned antibiotics and arsenic.
You can’t deny there’s something wrong with factory farming when pigs, and people explode!
"Ridge to Reef (R2R) Farm is the heart of VISFI, the first and only USDA organic farm in the USVI. R2R was established 2010 to lead operations of VISFI and establish new programs that will enhance the integrity of our US Virgin Islands."