Veterans all across America are returning from war with the same challenge – how to transfer their hard-earned leadership experience and industrious skills while transitioning back into society. Meanwhile, American farmers are confronting their own difficulties – high input costs, increased government regulation, and the exodus of the next generation of family farmers and ranchers. […]
In an exciting announcement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Growing Power, Chicago will soon have up to five acres of urban farming available to help promote and educate residents about sustainable farming. We’re thrilled to see Chicago taking these steps! For the entire announcement continue reading below. MAYOR EMANUEL LAUNCHES NEW “FARMERS FOR CHICAGO” NETWORK […]
The commercial growth of Hemp has the potential to help solve many of our world wide problems. Here is an excerpt from an article from Spirituality & Health Magazine outlining many practical uses for hemp. Enjoy. Hemp, The Hero Plant By: Mary Bemis Celebrate the third annual Hemp History Week, June 4th – 10th, with […]
The Biotech Bully from St Louis does not like Vermont’s legislative bill H. 722, a consumer’s right to know bill. Read the article below and learn how Mansanto is handling this affront to their GMO agenda. When Judge Naomi Buchwald dismissed OSGATA et al vs. Monsanto last month, it was on the basis that she […]
This past month Nutiva CEO John W Roulac headed to South America to meet some of our farmers and workers who grow our organic chia. Nutiva is working hard to keep up with the surging demand for this ancient Aztec superfood. While our warehouse was bulging with container loads of chia seed this fall, demand outstripped supply very quickly in the fall. Dr Oz’s last TV show really boosted interest in chia!
Hemp, like corn, requires nitrogen-rich soils. Chemical fertilizers are a much cheaper substitute than the natural way: rotation with a green, nitrogen-fixing crop. So be sure to look for certified-organic hemp food that supports the health of our planet. Nutiva is committed to moving beyond unsustainable food-industry practices to support the long-term well-being of humanity […]