Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

Growing your own food gives you access to fresh fruits and vegetables – something that is invaluable post-SHTF. Knowing how to store seeds properly ensures that you’re always ready for the next planting season. To the untrained eye, dry and brittle seeds may seem useless. However, gardeners know that vegetable seeds are key to starting … Continue reading Home gardening tips: For how long can you store vegetable seeds?

A crash course in intensive gardening

Gardening is a work-intensive practice, but one that is worth all the hard work and time you invest in it. After all, who is going to say no to a hobby that gives you a workout and yields the literal fruits (and vegetables) of your labor? In uncertain times like the current public health crisis, there is … Continue reading A crash course in intensive gardening

Long-term food independence: Fruit trees are a critical prep before SHTF

Are you making prepping plans for food independence over the long term? Plant fruit trees at your home and bug-out shelter to serve as a source of sustenance when SHTF. The typical fruit tree looks pretty enough that even the strictest neighborhoods will not mind if preppers plant them. Planting these trees is a stealthy prep that … Continue reading Long-term food independence: Fruit trees are a critical prep before SHTF

Biologists: Pesticide regulations designed to protect bees are failing

Bees, like many of the world’s insects, are in crisis, and their numbers are dwindling at an alarming rate. At the same time, the world’s population – and its reliance on insect-pollinated crops – continues to grow at an equally alarming pace. The bees might be in crisis right now, but pretty soon it will … Continue reading Biologists: Pesticide regulations designed to protect bees are failing

As global insect population plunges toward total ecological collapse, the corporate-run media still censors the truth about GMOs and pesticides

For more than a decade, Natural News has been warning the public about the dangers of the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides, and the genetic modification of plants to withstand the onslaught of such chemicals. In return, Natural News – like most members of the independent media – has been vilified, mocked and even censored by the mainstream … Continue reading As global insect population plunges toward total ecological collapse, the corporate-run media still censors the truth about GMOs and pesticides

Eating organic food and using supplements can prevent zinc and iron deficiencies

The world’s food supply is seriously lacking in iron and zinc, according to an international study led by researchers from the U.K. and Austria. Their article, released in the journal Global Food Security, looked at the current micronutrient deficiency in food systems around the world, especially in areas that need it. This phenomenon, which researchers dubbed as “hidden … Continue reading Eating organic food and using supplements can prevent zinc and iron deficiencies

Record growth of organic food consumption in the U.S. and India

There has been record growth in sales of organic, non-GMO food in some of the world's largest produce markets, a good thing for consumers and advocates of clean, wholesome, non-bioengineered commodities. In the United States, the value of the organic foods market in 2013 exceeded $35 billion for the very first time, an increase of … Continue reading Record growth of organic food consumption in the U.S. and India