We at Farm-A-Yard invite you to take action for a personal food revolution.
So what does a personal food revolution look like?
For some people it means becoming a more conscience mindful eater. Learning to listen to their body and noting how different foods affect their energy, positively or negatively and whether they get bloated or have joint pain, etc. They take note of the kind of relationship they have with food and if that is working for them.
For others it’s about making mindful choices of where their food comes from. Is good food accessible to everyone in their community? How was it was grown or raised? Mindfulness like this along with a desire to support a local economy and local farmers who are fair and mindful also of good working conditions for their farm workers.
The ultimate personal revolution for me, is learning to grow my own food, getting back in touch with the vibrant life force of the earth and learn from the quiet, invisible, dynamic wisdom under my feet.
It’s important to me to learn how to best grow my own chemical free food in a way that nurtures and supports the earth that is feeding me.
So why else is this so important?
Our nation’s health crisis is not joke. We’re the top country in the world for chronic diseases, obesity and diabetes.
So, what is the reason? It is widely accepted that it has everything to do what we are eating and drinking, the drugs people are taking and generally the soup of environmental toxins surrounding us, not to mention the impact of other life stressors and anxieties.
Our healthcare system today is more accurately described as being focused on the management of “sick care”, not “healthcare”. We spend billions of dollars to try and find “cures” (and the crisis has only worsened), but we continue to lack getting to the “root” of the problem and only treat sympthoms.
We have to trace it back to our management of our soil and water, on which our very existence depends. If we don’t get that right, then all our other efforts, though they are vitally important to the overall solution, all will be in vain because without healthy soil, nothing can be sustainable.
That is why I made the decision, as an urban farmer, to grow BioEnergetically/Biodynamically. Though I have grown without pesticides and herbicides, and chemical fertilizers, it’s not enough for the poor lifeless dirt that is the norm in America. The soil organisms need to be fed.
Biodynamic farming actually farms the soil, the air and even people. The Biodynamic preparations are food for the microbes in the soil and the whole eco environment. The human gut and inner ecosystem is a mirror of the soil web. Our life depends on the health of the invisible microbota of the earth and our connection to it.
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