I have mentioned that this is an organic garden. Seeing this post about the GMO industry trying to buy up farmland in Nebraska is something we all need to be aware of the danger. The GMO industries are trying to do all they can so that GMO foods and seeds are the only choice available.
I grew up in the agricultural heartland of America. My parents were farmers, as were their parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. Farming is my legacy. And, even though I am not a farmer today, I am still proud to call myself a farm girl.
Over the years, I became well aware of the controversy surrounding what was basically referred to as a continuum of the farming revolution. New farming methods and production practices were marketed in a positive manner, creating vast changes in agriculture. Buzz phrases like “labor-saving”, “economic benefits”, and “higher production” were widely used to promote and propel advances in the agricultural industry.
For me, however, it was not until I was studying American History in high school that I paid much attention to farm talk. Each Friday, our teacher, Mr. Rasmussen, hosted a current events class. Sometimes heated discussions erupted over controversial subjects or happenings. There always seemed to be a division in the class…
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