11 Oct '11, 6pm

GMO foods Linked to Digestive Problems and Ecosystem Destruction

Eric Herm is a fourth generation farmer on a 6,000 acre cotton farm in West Texas. After graduating from college and working for a spell in television broadcasting, Herm traveled extensively before returning to the farm. Shocked by the changes he saw in the land, he implemented new practices and began to speak out against the ravages caused by commercial agriculture. With a stirring mix of cold hard facts and ardent metaphors, Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth: a Path to Agriculture's Higher Consciousness is a call-to-arms both against commercial agriculture's assault on our natural resources and delicate ecosystems, and for a transformation of farmers from corporate-motivated producers back to the flesh and bone guardian angels of the Earth. What are your fondest memories of growing up on a farm? Just the overall freedom of living out in the country. I always had the fe...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24110.cfm

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