The GM genocide: Thousands of Indian farmers are committing suicide after using genetically modified crops
When Prince Charles claimed thousands of Indian farmers were killing themselves after using GM crops, he was branded a scaremonger. In fact, as this chilling dispatch reveals, it’s even WORSE than he feared.
Seeds represent faith, hope, life how utterly despicable that seeds are driving farmers to helpless acts of suicide.
Remember, just because you purchase seeds from a company with a ‘Safe Seed Pledge’ doesn’t mean the variety isn’t OWNED by big M. Yes, that’s right, the big M owns 40& of the seed varieties sold in the US. Don’t quite understand? It’s very confusing, but start looking into not just where your seeds come from but who owns them? For example, did you know that some of the most popular vegetable varieties are owned by Monsanto. Of course, they won’t disclose the whole list (nearly 3,000) but here’s a few that are marked by the big M
Pretty shocking huh? Makes you look at your seed packets a little more carefully.
The ongoing take over of our food and seed supply is one of the reasons we launched Freedom Gardens This new social network encourages folks to grow and save their own food and seeds.
We’ve entered a new age and as gardeners we are no longer growing for victory but for freedom. The revolution will be made of individuals armed with a packet of seeds and a trowel. We need get our hands dirty and fight for food sovereignty.
And we here at PTF aren’t don’t fighting. We believe that food, good food is a right and we will be working at developing Freedom Gardens and other projects to facilitate this homegrown movement.
:: Field Hand Appreciation :: GM $20 donation. Thank you for your support. Over the last few years PTF has grown from “just a family” into a grassroots movement that strives to inspire individuals to take matters into their own hands and be the change by living the solution.
We aren’t done growing yet. 2009 should be full of exciting new projects. Just you wait. In the meantime, don’t forget to consider supporting our homegrown efforts.