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Thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed

Postby Chayil_Ishshah » 04 Jan 2008, 14:51


GMO Food Action
Please contact the following companies and tell them we want GMO-free food and that we deserve the same GMO-free food that the same companies are selling in Europe!

Kellogs 1-800-962-1413
(Kellogg’s has received up to 28,000 calls and letters about GMOs per month)


Secretary of Agriculture, USD
200-A Whitten Building
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250

Buy local foods and grow your own:
Find farmers’ markets and natural food stores. Find local producers at this site:
They have a great list of brands that are GMO-free.

The Organic Consumers Association

If you are able to grow your own food:

Seed Savers Exchange
3076 North Winn Road
Decorah, Iowa 52101
This is the largest seed-saving group in the world.

Garden State Heirloom Seed Society
PO Box 15
Delaware, NJ 07833
Membership: $18.00
Excellent info source for heirloom market gardeners and anyone interested in heirlooms.

Sand Hill Preservation Center
1878 230th Street
Calamus, Iowa 5729
A wonderful source for rare heirloom seed and poultry.
Catalog: $2.00

Revolution Seeds
204 North Waverly Street
Homer, Illinois 61849
Free, unique seed catalog

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
2278 Baker Creek Road
Mansfield, MO 65704

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Just to be clear....

Postby Chayil_Ishshah » 04 Jan 2008, 15:23

I'm not trying to go off the deep end here, this is what I'm talking about when I say GMO and not mixing of seeds:

A Potato That Glows When It’s Thirsty

By Amanda Onion

Dec. 22, 2001— In a field full of potatoes, a farmer bends down and holds a black light to the leaf of a marked plant. The leaf takes on a distinctive hue: It glows fluorescent green. The farmer knows a glowing potato is a thirsty potato.

A fluorescent green potato plant may seem like a biotechnology nightmare come true, but scientists claim it could save agricultural costs and tackle dire water shortage problems in the future. Rather than relying on uncertain soil tests and weather forecasts to gauge when their crops need water, farmers instead could read the fluorescence of the specially engineered potatoes.
The innovation holds potential to influence a very important resource since potatoes are one of five major crops that feed three-quarters of the world’s population. And growing potatoes requires an even more vital resource — water.

Using a Jellyfish Gene to Conserve Water
“There have been signals that by 2050, water could be the most expensive agricultural product in the world,â€

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