629: Wrap Up of Roundup.
A SPECIAL Farmer Friday Interview with Jeffrey Smith.
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice, in short bite-size episodes.
Do you ever wish you could catch those tidbits of wisdom that some people throw out without warning? Well, in our new Farmer Friday episodes – Farmer Greg shares quick thoughts, revelations, tips, and general farming advice in bite-sized and fun episodes. Sometimes it might be Greg just sharing a thought that hit him while working in the yard, or a really cool inspiration from the garden, and occasionally he’ll answer some listener questions. Other times he will catch a moment with a farming friend or podcast guest to share educational farming tidbits.
This quick podcast episode is designed to be brief and not take up your day. So… listen in and enjoy this Garden snack…
In This Special Episode:
Jeffrey Smith joins us to discuss the astonishing news that Bayer will discontinue sales of Roundup to residential consumers in the US. Jeffrey is a passionate advocate for people and nature in the fight against Roundup and GMO’s. He explains the significance of this announcement by discussing both the history leading up to it and the opportunities created by it. There is still much work to do to protect our health and safety, but this is a monumental step forward!
Jeffrey is a bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker and celebrated public speaker. He has influenced the behavior and health of millions of people worldwide through his books like Seeds of Deception, and Genetic Roulette, and his podcast Live Healthy Be Well. Jeffrey is the founding executive director of the Institute for Responsible Technology, which has started a global education campaign call Protect Nature Now with the first documentary titled “Don’t Let the Gene Out of the Bottle”.
Our Farmer Friday podcasts are brief – approximately 5 to 10 minutes. However due to the importance of the topic discussed, this special episode is 25 minutes in length.
special Episode highlights:
– Timing and details of the market withdrawal
– A brief history of the litigation prompting the decision
– Long term damaging effects of chemical herbicides and pesticides
– There are safer alternatives available
– What this means for the future of Roundup and similar products
– Time to spread the word!
– Health conditions connected to glyphosate
– Glyphosate is already in many of our foods
– Go to ResponsibleTechnology.org for a glyphosate residue report and information on avoiding specific foods that are GMO and/or affected by glyphosate.
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