Last week a friend sent an article to me asking for my comments. To be honest, had I stumbled upon this paper online, I would have dismissed it as “not worth my time”. It has numerous fallacies and jumps to many conclusions without substantial evidence. Two thing made me change my mind. First, a friend asked, and I rarely say no to friends. Second, this article was … Continue reading A ‘Seedy Business’ For Sure
I was born in the back of a pharmacy. Well, not quite, but close. My parent’s opened their store in a small California town just a few weeks before I was born. My playpen sat a stones throw from medicine bottles and I learned to count on a pill tray. I played “store”, not house, and as soon as I was able to see over the counter, … Continue reading I Will Not Slop Hogs EVER!
I came across this image the other day. A farmer spraying his field wearing a protective suit and face respirator. When I see this, I see a farmer keeping himself and those around him safe. When activists look at this, they seem to see a scary hazmat suit and chemical poisoning. The beauty of this photo, is that it was taken from a video about an … Continue reading Do Organic Growers Use ‘Hazmat’ Suits?
Dear Maui Friends, You know us. You’ve sat in our back yard while Dave cooks a pizza or three for you. You’ve sat next to us in church, or in a class, or at the coffee shop. You know our character and our hearts. What I’m coming to realize, is that some of you may not know what Dave does for a living. Dave works … Continue reading An Open Letter to our Friends on Maui