I have heard people use racial slurs in this town who genuinely do not know those words are insulting. I have heard people use the word racism for sexism in this town because they couldn’t remember the word that describes discrimination toward women.
I find it sad that the people in this community pour their lives into feeding the world and in return they get back a nearly unidentifiable version of the product of their labor.
The function and future of the church is shifting. And Bibliotheca may prove to help Christianity survive this shift.
How many of us use mosquito spray? What about bleach to clean your bathroom? Hydrogen peroxide in your first-aid kit? These are all pesticides. I think people are extra nervous about this word. It does sound intimidating and dangerous. And in concentrated and excessive forms, it is. Many mosquito sprays advise us to wash it … Continue reading Problems with Pesticide Certification
“Fact: Our current agricultural system uses taxpayer money to subsidize the planting of GMOs, while organic farmers are required to pay fees for ‘certification’” (March Against Monsanto)
To farmers, the film serves as a beautiful testament and encouragement to the work we are doing. To everyone else, it provides a smattering of insights and important perspectives that I believe are missing from farm- and food-related documentaries already out there.