Growing Olives Without Pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley

Growing Olives Without Pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley

Kanwarjit Boparai | Olive Farmer By Joan Cusick Kanwarjit Boparai practices and teaches veterinary medicine, but he believes that agriculture “is in my blood.” “My family is from Punjab, India, which is sort of a breadbasket of India, and California is sort of a...

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It’s Official: Chlorpyrifos is a Prop 65-Listed Chemical

It’s Official: Chlorpyrifos is a Prop 65-Listed Chemical

For Immediate Release: November 29, 2017 Sacramento, CA - Earlier today, one of California’s leading independent scientific bodies unanimously declared that the insecticide chlorpyrifos is a developmental toxicant, strengthening the case for state officials to...

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Californians for Pesticide Reform

SASS visited ALBA - Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association today to learn more about small-scale organic farming! Big thanks to Misael, an ALBA farmer, we learned about the benefits and challenges of growing food without harmful pesticides.

According to Misael, small-scale organic agriculture is beneficial to both the producers and the consumers - the producers don’t have to spend money on chemical inputs and don’t need to worry about pesticide contamination, and the consumers get cleaner more nutritious food for their families. Thank you ALBA!!!SASS visited ALBA - Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association today to learn more about small-scale organic farming! Big thanks to Misael, an ALBA farmer, we learned about the benefits and challenges of growing food without harmful pesticides.

According to Misael, small-scale organic agriculture is beneficial to both the producers and the consumers - the producers don’t have to spend money on chemical inputs and don’t need to worry about pesticide contamination, and the consumers get cleaner more nutritious food for their families. Thank you ALBA!!!
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SASS visited ALBA - Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association today to learn more about small-scale organic farming! Big thanks to Misael, an ALBA farmer, we learned about the benefits and challenges of growing food without harmful pesticides.

According to Misael, small-scale organic agriculture is beneficial to both the producers and the consumers - the producers don’t have to spend money on chemical inputs and don’t need to worry about pesticide contamination, and the consumers get cleaner more nutritious food for their families. Thank you ALBA!!!

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