Eat Your Politics
Melanie and Rachel discuss how to best feed and water your garden given our cool late spring weather on the Central Coast. Pro tip: too much water prevents edible plants from flowering and fruiting. Compost is the solution that ineffective Miracle Grow can't solve. For a better harvest, learn to recognize how your ecosystem works and give it what it needs. We also discuss the serious negatives of increasing glyphosate use on GMO crops as this chemical weapon fails against more adaptive natural defenses.On Memorial Day, we highlight the sustainable agriculture efforts to help turn soldiers into farmers. Learn more about the Farmer Veteran Coalition and the excellent documentary, Ground Operations (2013).