HOW GMOS CAN MAKE ALLERGIES WORSE

Who let the mites out? Allergies…. again! How GMOs Can Make Them Worse Man…. I wish I didn’t suck at immunology. The last time I studied the subject, the Gipper was President. A one-hit-wonder  was topping the charts having us walk like an Egyptian. The juiciest affair of the era wasn’t between a President and an aide wearing a …

Gardening in Small Spaces

Gardening in Small Spaces: Medicinals and Food Solstice Farm Owner/Operator Bradley Capron   Soil, planters, placement, preparation. -Find a spot with good sun, at least 4-6 hours direct light. -Use any type of planter: pots, hanging baskets, raised beds, old tires, old tubs, etc. You don’t have to spend much money, just find a container that isn’t broken! -For …

Revealing Piped Pipers Breaking the Social Contract: GMO Semantics Bingo

Revealing Piped Pipers Breaking the Social Contract  GMO Semantics Bingo   With the right to know comes the obligation to learn… …..and a Duty to teach Truthfully???        I think that public scientists have become entirely too comfortable weaving infantilizing fairy tales instead of communicating science. See here, here, here or here for example. No doubt you’ve read that GMOs are a …

Alchemy in the Garden

ALCHEMY IN THE GARDEN by Solstice Farm Owner/Operator Bradley Capron     The garden has always been a source of inspiration and base material for preparing Alchemical substances, but the techniques of Alchemy are not so commonly used in cultivating the garden itself. Most folks would agree that regardless of what you might be making, the quality of the …

Allergies, Rashes, & Hot Spots… Oh My!

Helping Fido & Kitty Stop Scratching & Itching. © Madrabothair | Dreamstime.com I’m afraid I might be allergic to allergies. If my patients have to get sick… I prefer they get a disease for which there is one known cause, which I can cure and which never comes back.  Diseases like that can make us vets feel like heroes. Unfortunately, allergies are …

Organic Farming 101

Organic Farming 101 by Solstice Farm Owner/Operator Bradley Capron What Does Organic Mean? Materials used in organic farming are all composed from native occurring plant, mineral, and animal sources, not labs or industrial by-products. Fertilizers are made from various manures, cover crops, and animal processing scraps. Pesticides are derived from things like Marigolds (Pyrethrum), minerals (diatomaceous earth) or bacterial …

Conflating Insulin, & Chymosin in Cheese to GMO Plants is PSEUDOSCIENCE

Dr. Ena Sharing Science, Clinical GMO Experience, Abominable Humor, Favorite Music & a Bit of Wisdom Goofy GMO Deception Conflating  Insulin & Chymosin (in Cheese) to Plant GMO is Pseudoscience Few things are quite as Woo-licious as conflating completely unrelated things. We all know Monsanto’s Uncle Robb loves him some chicanery, but when Uncle Robb says different things are the …

Genetically Modified Foods – A Public Health Risk

Genetically Modified Foods – A Serious Public Health Risk Authored by Solstice Farm Owner/Operator Bradley Capron Genetically Modified Organism (GMO). This is a term heard with increasing frequency and urgency, on both the grassroots level, and the corporate and government policy agenda. As a natural health care practitioner, herbalist, and farmer, I feel the public needs to know as …

Dirty Dancing

Dr. Ena Sharing Science, Clinical GMO Experience, Abominable Humor, Favorite Music & a Bit of Wisdom Dirty Dancing GE Crop Study 12 hours ago “Is everything a joke to you?” “Only the things that matter” Minh Le Cong ‏ View image on Twitter Follow The Academies @theNASEM Check out yesterday’s @CBSThisMorning clip on our#GECropStudy report here: http://ow.ly/bNBd300mMH8  8:50 AM – …

Winter Cover Crops

Winter Cover Crops by Solstice Farm Owner/Operator Bradley Capron   Missed out on Planting your Fall Garden? Try a Winter Cover Crop and get a Head Start on Spring!   Winter cover crops are a great way to build soil, and are a common sight on organic farms, and increasingly so on conventional farms.  Cover crops have several benefits …