Posts Tagged ‘ Bill Duesing ’

The End of Nature: Climate Change, Organic Agriculture and Local Food, by Bill Duesing

Feb 6th, 2014 | By

Bill says he was hoping to write about the happy connections between a healthy soil ecosystem and a healthy human micro-biome, and about the research which shows the many ways that growing food is good for the grower’s health. But the news about climate change is so frightening, the likely disruption in our food supply so large, and the potential of organic agriculture and rethinking our food system to both mitigate and help us adapt to climate change is so strong, that he changed directions.



GMO Report and CT NOFA’s Successes, by Bill Duesing

Jan 5th, 2014 | By

Connecticut is the first state in the nation to have a law requiring labeling of GMOs. The first state! That “Still Revolutionary” slogan is apt. This success made a number of top ten lists in the food world.

CT NOFA was an important partner in making that happen.

CT Environmental Headlines supports CT NOFA’s efforts. Click on this Environmental Headline for more of this story and more from former CT NOFA Executive Director Bill Duesing.



Organic Agriculture and Thinking in three parts, By Bill Duesing, Organic Advocate

Oct 30th, 2013 | By

  How do we work with Nature? Left to her own devices, Nature moves in four directions. 1. Toward more organic matter. 2. Toward greater biodiversity 3. Toward greater structural complexity, and 4. Toward greater metabolic stability. All of these are important parts of organic thinking and methods. For more on this story, visit: Connecticut

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A public forum with state legislators and advocates for the labeling of foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms took place in Ledyard Tuesday

Apr 8th, 2013 | By

A public forum with state legislators and advocates for the labeling of foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms took place Tuesday. Panelists included from left, Bill Duesing, Ian Skoggard, state Sen. Cathy Osten, former congressman Rob Simmons and state Rep. Tim Bowles. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from the Ledyard Patch!