By guest blogger Annie Spiegelman (a.k.a the Dirt Diva) Earlier this month the President’s Cancer Panel submitted its report, entitled Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now, which describes the effects of environmental exposures on cancer risk. The two-member panel—LaSalle D. Lefall, Jr., MD, a professor of surgery at Howard University, and Margaret […]
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The President’s Cancer Panel Report Suggests We Smarten Up!
Slow Death by Rubber Duck
By guest blogger Annie Spiegelman (a.k.a the Dirt Diva) Last month, for my Dirt Diva garden column, I reviewed two fascinating books: Maria Rodale’s Organic Manifesto (Rodale, 2010) and Slow Death by Rubber Duck (Counterpoint Press, 2010) by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie. After reading these two sobering works, which, respectively, investigate chemical agriculture versus […]
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now
Drawing on findings from leading health researchers as well as conversations with both chemical and organic farmers from coast to coast, Maria Rodale irrefutably outlines the unacceptably high cost of chemical farming on our health and our environment.Order Now