|A fruit of knowledge|
Great Falls Tribune (Montana) - 10/25/2013. By Martha Stewart - A century ago, everyone knew what apples were for. And they were rarely just for eating out of hand – especially among clever and economizing New Englanders. You could cook with them, bake them, sauce them, dry them. You could press them into cider and either boil it down to syrup or let it ferment into alcohol or vinegar. The vinegar, in turn, could be used as a food preservative, a medicinal tonic or an all-purpose household cleaner. The scraps, peels and cores were fed to the animals.
|Wis. invests in roads to support Organic Valley|
WEAU (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) - 10/25/2013. AP - Gov. Scott Walker says the state will spend $1.4 million on road construction to foster the expansion of Organic Valley in western Wisconsin.
|Pesticide illness triggers anti-Monsanto protest in Argentina|
Deutsche Welle - 10/25/2013. By Eilis O'Neill - Monsanto pesticides are causing birth defects and cancer in Argentina, according to a new report. In a farming community near Córdoba, residents say they have been poisoned by pesticides used in soy fields.