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community gardens
by James Smith Monday, May. 21, 2007 at 1:55 PM

setting up organic gardens

Eradicating global hunger and poverty with advanced organic technology.
Detailed analyses of why Natural Organic Food is better than Petro-Chemical Food.
Many links to organic and sustainable technology web sites.

/==}P-Patch community gardens for the poor- book- Homeless Garden Projects: Changes In Individual Empowerment And Contributions To Community Greening (research paper) by Kristen L. Weeks at Univerity of California, Davis Luke 10:29
~~}Using Low Cost Local resources to feed the hungry- contact: Watts Garden Club
~~}Community Gardening-
~~}City Farmer-
~~}Micro Eco-Farming, book, Author: Barbara Berst,
~~}Super Nutrition Gardening, Author: William S. Peavy (
~~}Perfect Health-
~~}Immunotics, book, Author: Doctor Robert Roundtree
~~}Bible Cure, book, Author: Doctor Reginald Cherry ( http://www.

/==}Gardening Therapy-
~~}Gardening Therapy Books: Healing Gardens, Author: Clare Cooper Marcus, Restorative Gardens, Author: Nancy Gerlach-Spriggs, Horticulture As Therapy, Author: Sharon Pastor, The Role Of Horticulture In Human Well-Being And Social Development, Author: Diane Relf, Homeless Garden Projects: Changes In Individual Empowerment And Contributions To Community Greening by (research paper) Kristen L. Weeks at Univerity of California, Davis
~~}Purifying indoor air with plant technology-
"How To Grow Fresh Air" book, Author: B. C. Wolverton -
~~}Solar Tube Indoor Daylighting for growing plants and save energy-
~~}Day Light Schools Improve Students' Grades and Behavior-

~~}Healthy Schools-
~~}Religion for a Healthy Earth-
~~}Decreasing Building Vulnerability to Bio-Terrorist Threats with Plants-
~~}Purifying waste water with plant technology- "Growing Clean Water" book by B. C. Wolverton,

/==}Reduce or eliminate the use of Chemical fertilizers made from IMPORTED OIL. Obtain a free copy of the 20 page document: "Nutrient Quantity or Nutrient Access" (ECHO Development Notes, Issue 74) from or;;
~~}Eco-Farm, book, Author: Charles Walters,
~~}How to Grow World Record Tomatoes, Author: Charles H. Wilber (
~~}Soul of Soil, book, Author: Joseph Smillie,
~~}organic COMPOST TEA-
~~}Compost Tea Manual and CD Rom by Elaine Ingham,
~~}Worms Eat my Garbage, book, Author: Mary Appelhof,
~~}The Secret Life Of Compost, Author: Malcolm Beck,
~~}Mulch it, book, Author: Stu Campbell,
~~}Amaranth to Zai Holes: ideas for growing food under difficult conditions, book, Author: Laura S. Meitzner,
~~}Cinder Block Gardens, book, Author: Lynn A. Gillespie ( http://www.
~~}Lasagna Gardening, book, Author: Patricia Lanza ( http://www.
~~}Super Nutrition Gardening, book, Author: William S. Peavy
~~}Farmers of Forty Centuries, book, Author: F.H. King,
~~}organic Plants-
~~}organic Lawn Care-
~~}organic animal feed-
~~}organic Schools:
~~}organic Farming-
~~}organic Vegan Animal-Free Farming-
~~}organic Pesticides-
~~}more information on organic Pesticides- contact local organic farmers, biointensive farming, permaculture farmers, biodynamic farmers, Kyusei nature farmers and Heirloom farmers

~~}Biointensive organic Farming and Gardening- Common Ground of Africa (training for small farmers)-
~~}Winter farming and gardening - Solar greenhouses and more-
contact: telephone: 717.225.2489 (USA) Steve & Carol Moore - for Passive Solar Greenhouse Workshop: design, construction & year round production
book "Lasagna Gardening", Author: Patricia Lanza
~~}Energy Efficient Greenhouses-
~~}organic Technology-
~~}Continuing Education, organic-
~~}Organic gardens for schools-

/==}CANCER Prevention & Pure Food-
~~}Pure Food-
~~}book- "SOIL, GRASS & CANCER", Author: Andre Voisin (

/==}Empty Harvest, book, Author: Bernard Jensen, Planet Food-
~~}Beneficial Insects-
~~}Safe insect/pest control (fire ants, termites, other)-
~~}Bio-Control of pests-
~~}Hot Water pest control- 805.492.6345,
~~}Hot Water weed killer-
~~}Organic Weed/Moss Killer-
~~}Vinegar - 25% Acetic Acid eliminates Weeds - Brand Names: BurnOut Weed & Grass Killer, Quik ll, Safer's Superfast Weed and Grass Killer ..
~~}Corn Gluten Weed Control: Brand Names: Corn Weed Blocker 9-1-0, WeedBan Herbicide
~~}Organic Moss & Weed killer- "Moss Magic" from MICBRI,
~~}Permaculture- Permaculture web pages
~~}Biodynamic Gardening-
~~}Heirloom gardening and farming-
~~}organic Mosquito control-
~~}Mosquitoes Trap for 3/4 acre-
~~}"The Carbon Connection"-book, Author: Leonard Ridzon,
~~}Hydro Gardening & Education-
~~}Moringa, Nature's Medicine Cabinet- book, Author: Sanford Holst
~~}Allergy Free Gardening-
~~}Humanure- book, Author: Joseph Jenkins,

/==}Soy Alert-
~~}Heart Disease Cure- book- Bypassing Bypass Surgery, Author: Doctor Elmer Cranton, book- Chelation Therapy, Author: Morton Walker,
~~}Heart Disease Prevention: book- Antioxidant Revolution, Author: Kenneth H. Cooper,
~~}Mad Cowboy- book, Author: Howard Lyman,
~~}Mad Cow-
~~}Food Revolution- book, Author: John Robbins, "Reclaiming Our Health" isbn:0915811804
~~}Organic sweetener, zero calories-, Artificial Chemical Sweetener is Deadly Poison-,,
~~}(!!!)TREE-FREE & Dioxin-Free paper (very high quality laser printer paper)- 800.665.6944, book- "CLEARCUT: The Tragedy of", Author: Bill Devall
~~}Building the Dream- book, Author: Dennis Leonard

/==}Wholistic Resource Animal Care-
~~}Organic Bird Seed-
~~}Organic Pet Food- book: "Food Pets Die for", Author: Ann Martin
~~}Wholistic Animal Doctors-
~~}Animal Communicatiors-

/==}Pure food two-
~~}Sports and organic food-
~~}Organic city or community-
~~}Colitis cure-
~~}Alcoholism Cure: Seven Weeks to Sobriety- book, Author: Joan Larson, "Eating Right to Live Sober"- book, Author: L. Ann Muller,
~~}Drug Addiction Cure- book- Cross and the Switchblade, Author: David Wilkerson (
~~}Multiple Schlerosis Cure-
~~}MIRCALE CURES: Healing Power of Herbs- book, Author: Jean Carper,
~~}Prostate Health in 90 Days- book, Author: Larry Clapp,
~~}Politics in Healing- book, Author: Daniel Haley
~~}When Healing Becomes a Crime- book, Author: Kenny Ausubel,
~~}Flor Essence Tea-
~~}organic aromatherapie & herbs-
~~}organic animal bedding-
~~}Beneficial Bacteria-
~~}An Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer- book, Author: Burton Goldberg,
~~}Stop HIV-AIDS book- free download of book "What Really Causes AIDS",
~~}Albert Schweitzer's Cancer Cure-
~~}(!!)Canada cancer cure- "Essiac Essentials", book, Author: Sheila Snow
~~}"The Cure For All Advanced Cancers" book, Author: Dr. Hulda Clark, "All Diseases Cure"- book, Author: Dr. Hulda Clark, "CANCER: Cause, Cure and Cover-up" book, Author: Ron Gdanski,
~~}German Cancer Cure-
~~}Harry Hoxsey Cancer Cure-
~~}"Super Herbs"-book by Sue Kovach, $3,
~~}Chemical Injury Network-
~~}Gulf War Illness-
~~}Vegetable Ink-
~~}(!)"Dying from Dioxin"-book by Lois Marie Gibbs,
~~}Kenaf tree-free and DIOXIN-FREE paper-

/==}Convert your vehicle to use organic vegetable oil as a fuel -
~~}book- "From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank", Author: Joshua Tickell, run your diesel on used cooking oil.
~~}Converting Used Cooking Oil into Diesel Fuel:
~~}Make your own organic biodiesel and convert your auto to biodiesel-
~~}organic Vegetable Diesel Fuel,
Fill your gas tank at fast food restaurants.
~~}organic Vegetable Motor Oil-,
~~}Video: BILLION dollar CROP -

/==}Child Rearing Books ( )
~~}Nurtured by Love: The Classical Approach to Talent Education, Author: Shinichi Suzuki
~~}Words That Hurt, Words That Heal, Author: Joseph Telushkin,
~~}How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, Author: Adele Faber
~~}Children: The Challenge, Author: Rudolf Dreikurs
~~}Alternative Schools-

/==}Biblical Diet, Nutrition & Cure- "Bible Cure" book by Doctor Reginald B. Cherry ( http://www., "Does the Bible Teach Nutrition" book by Elizabeth Baker
~~}Christian Healthy Lifestyles-
~~}book- Back to Eden, Author: Jethro Kloss (
~~}book- George Muller: Man of Faith & Miracles, Author: Basil Miller, Autobiography of George Muller by George Muller
~~}book-A Call to Holiness, Author: Bruce R. Booker
~~}book- The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life, Author: Hannah Whitall Smith,

/==}Book- "Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World", Author: Alan Weisman
~~}Journal- Ecologist,

by Andre Leu May 2004, Acres USA:

Many people purchase organic food because they believe it is healthier than conventionally grown food. The organic industry is constantly told that there is no evidence to support these claims. This article looks at published information that shows that organic food is substantially healthier than conventional food.
Research published in a 2001 study showed that the current fruit and vegetables in the United States have about half the vitamin content of their counterparts in 1963. The study was based on a comparison of published USDA figures.
A scientific study published in the Journal of Applied Nutrition in 1993 clearly showed that organic food is more nutritious than conventional food. Organically and conventionally grown apples, potatoes, pears, wheat and sweet corn were purchased over two years in the western suburbs of Chicago, and then analyzed for mineral content. The organically grown food was on average 63 percent higher in calcium, 73 percent higher in iron, 118 percent higher in magnesium, 178 percent higher in molybdenum, 91 percent higher in phosphorus, 125 percent
A peer-reviewed scientific article published in the February 2003 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry stated that organically grown corn, strawberries and marionberries have significantly higher levels of cancer-fighting antioxidants than conventionally grown foods. Some of these compounds, such as flavonoids, are phenolic compounds that have potent antioxidant activities. Many are produced by plants in response to environmental stresses, such as insects or competing plants. They are protective compounds that act as a plant’s natural
The research suggested that pesticides and herbicides disrupt the production of these protective compounds. Good soil nutrition appears to increase the levels of these natural compounds that have anti-cancer, immune-boosting and anti-aging properties.
Another peer-reviewed scientific study, published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed a higher level of a protective phytonutri-ents in organic food. Dr. John Paterson and a team from the University of Strathclyde, U.K., found that organic vegetable soups contain almost six times as much salicylic acid as non-organic vegetable soups. Salicylic acid is produced naturally in plants as a protective compound against stress and disease. It is responsible for the anti-inflammatory action of aspirin, and helps combat hardening of
The average level of salicylic acid in 11 brands of organic vegetable soup on sale in Britain was 117 nanograms per gram, compared with 20 ng/g in 24 types of non-organic soups. The highest concentration of salicylic acid, 1,040 ng/g, was found in an organic carrot and coriander soup, while it was not detectable in four conventional soup brands.
Two comprehensive studies have been published that compared the differences between organic and conventional foods. Both studies analyzed around 40 previously published studies. One study was conducted in the United Kingdom and the other in the United States, each independently of the other. Both studies came up with similar conclusions that there is overwhelming evidence that organic food is more nutritious than conventional food. One of the authors stated, “On average our research found higher vitamin C, higher mineral levels and higher p
It is no coincidence that consumer demand for food supplements has grown as the amount of minerals and vitamins has declined in conventionally farmed food. Many people cannot get the necessary quantity and quality of nutrition from food grown with synthetic chemicals.
In the recent past there have been a number of media stories claiming that, because organic foods are grown with manure, they contain higher levels of dangerous pathogens. On investigation, all of these stories were proved to be false, and most of the media presenters apologized publicly for promoting inaccurate and misleading stories.
It is a requirement of organic certification systems either that animal manures be composted or that two non-food rotations be grown on a manured site before it can be used for small crops. In fact, a UN Food and Agriculture Organization report concluded that the superior management practices of organic agriculture reduce E. coli and mycotoxin infections in food: “It can be concluded that organic farming potentially reduces the risk of E. coli infection. . . . Two studies reported by Woess found that aflatoxin M1 levels in organic milk were
The use of antibiotics, antimicrobials, and hormones or other growth promoters is prohibited in organic production. Where animals are treated with veterinary chemicals, they are not allowed to be sold as organic. Similarly, the use of synthetic chemicals as preservatives, colorings, antioxidants, etc., is prohibited in the processing of organic foods. There is an increasing body of concern about these synthetic compounds in the diets of humans and animals use for human food.
Many studies show that most conventionally farmed foods have pesticide and other chemical residues. Repeated tests show that many of these foods can carry a cocktail of synthetic poisons.
A growing body of scientific evidence is showing that repeated exposures to cocktails of small amounts of synthetic chemicals produce a range of adverse health effects. A recently published study shows that as little a one-tenth of a part per billion of one commonly used herbicide can damage reproductive systems. In addition, many scientists believe these exposures of minute quantities of agricultural chemicals are very significant for children.
A study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control found a cocktail of many toxic chemicals in the blood and urine of most Americans that they tested. Other studies show that most living organisms carry a cocktail of synthetic/manmade chemicals. Only now are scientists beginning to understand the detrimental effects of minute amounts of these artificial toxins.
Peer-reviewed, published research has demonstrated that many of these types of chemicals are known to disrupt the hormone, nervous and immune systems. The escalating increase of certain types of cancers such as lymphoma, leukemia, breast, uterine and prostate cancers are linked to agricultural and other synthetic chemicals. Similarly, a good body of scientific research also links these chemicals to dramatic increases in autoimmune diseases such as asthma and chronic fatigue syndrome, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has gone from being one of the
A detailed scientific analysis of organic fruits and vegetables published in the peer-reviewed journal Food Additives and Contaminants showed that organic foods have significantly less pesticide residues than conventionally grown foods.
Most important, scientific studies are beginning to show that eating organic food results in lower levels of these pervasive chemicals in humans. A study published in the peer reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that children who eat organic foods have lower levels of one class of agricultural pesticides in their bodies. The University of Washington researchers who conducted the study concluded, “The dose estimates suggest that consumption of organic fruits, vegetables, and juice can reduce children’s exposure levels fr
The use of soluble chemical fertilizers has resulted in high nitrate concentrations in many conventionally farmed foods, especially in fruits and vegetables. Leafy vegetables can have the highest concentrations. The leaching of these fertilizers has also resulted in high nitrate levels in some drinking water systems around the world.
High nitrate content in food and drinking water can be converted to carcinogenic nitrosamines. Nitrates can impair the ability of the blood to carry oxygen and may pose a risk of methe- moglobinemia, a condition that can occur in infants and adults with a diminished capability to secrete gastric acid. A rise in the pH in their digestive system allows bacteria to proliferate, increasing the transformation of nitrate to nitrite. When this nitrite is absorbed into the bloodstream, it oxidizes iron in the hemoglobin of red blood cells to form m
The nitrate content of organically grown crops is usually significantly lower than that of conventionally grown products. The governments of Germany and France have encouraged conversion to organic farming in certain areas in a bid to improve water quality, particularly in relation to its nitrate content.
The FAO states the case very succinctly: “It has been demonstrated that organically produced foods have lower levels of pesticide and veterinary drug residues and, in many cases, lower nitrate contents. Animal feeding practices followed in organic livestock production also lead to a reduction in contamination of food products of animal origin.”
The facts show that organic food has significant health benefits because it has negligible chemical residues and pathogens and higher nutritional values when compared to conventionally farmed food.
Andre Leu is the president of the Organic Producers Association of Queensland and vice chair of the Organic Federation of Australia. He can be reached at P.O. Box 800, Mossman, Queensland 4873, Australia

Nourishing Traditions, book by Sally Fallon, Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine by Roanld Schmid,
The USAID website candidly states: "The principal beneficiary of America's foreign assistance programs has always been the United States. Close to 80% of the USAID contracts and grants go directly to American firms. Foreign assistance programs have helped create major markets for agricultural goods, created new markets for American industrial exports and meant hundreds of thousands of jobs for Americans."
Download the Greenpeace report on USAID and GM food aid
"Asked if people were going 'too far' by saying that gene-altered humanitarian exports were part of a strategy to spread the crops around the world, [Neil E. Harl, a professor of economics at Iowa State University] said: 'I'm not sure that is going too far.' "
"The hope of the industry is that over time the market is so flooded [with GMOs] that there's nothing you can do about it. You just sort of surrender."
Don Westfall, biotech industry consultant and vice-president of Promar International, Toronto Star, January 9 2001
"It is unconscionable that the U.S. administration would use the threat of mass starvation as means to promote products that potentially carry a wide range of health and environmental risks... Yet all some folks in the U.S. government and business communities can think of is how to make even more money off their suffering,"
James Clancy, president of Canada's National Union of Public and General Employees
"NUPGE condemns famine exploitation to sell GM foods", NUPGE, October 9 2002
"The USA wants to see its corporations control life's most basic resources, including seeds, food crops and water. Unfortunately for southern Africa, the drought plays right into this unprincipled strategy."
Dr. Lawrence J. Goodwin of The Africa Faith & Justice Network, a USA-based NGO comprised of Catholic religious and social justice groups, quoted in AFJN DENOUNCES IMPOSING GM FOOD AID ON AFRICA
~~}Video: BILLION dollar CROP -

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