160 – Growing Your Own

Published 11 years ago in homesteading , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks to Chaya from pantryparatus.com and others at the PDC in Dayton, MT. Chaya asks why should people grow their own food and support farmers markets. Paul talks about the ability to control your own consumption. Paul talks about “noxious weeds” and native plants. They talk a bit about the goals of Monsanto. Paul suggests a loophole around things like selling raw milk being illegal. Chaya mentions justlabelit.org and GMO labeling. Paul talks about how he would label food. Jack Spirko has his Agritrue system. One person suggests some alternative motivations behind organic certification labeling. Paul thinks all roads lead to permaculture. Chaya talks about “fortifying” foods, and processing in general. They talk about honor system farm stands
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