Pesticides and Climate Change

Pesticides and Climate Change

People think of factories and cars when they think of greenhouse gasses. But the Roundup and other toxic pesticides being sprayed on your neighbors’ lawn, at your child’s school, and on non-organic food crops across the US is a major contributor to greenhouse gasses....

Significant Pesticide Use Ruling in CA!

Significant Pesticide Use Ruling in CA!

Court rejects California's blanket approval of pesticide spraying!This is one more important step in the direction of natural land management by the May 19, 2022 CA court ruling recognizing that pesticides have not been proven safe or effective. Click here for more...

Is Your Vegetable Garden Toxic?

Is Your Vegetable Garden Toxic?

Gardening is a great activity for children to learn about and connect with nature and their food. But children are especially sensitive to toxic substances such as lead and pesticides. Home and school gardens should focus on using non-toxic gardening tools and methods...

Disinfectants are pesticides

Disinfectants are pesticides

Disinfectants are PesticidesDid you know that disinfectants are pesticides and are regulated by the EPA?  A product cannot be labeled a disinfectant unless it is registered with the EPA. It is prohibited for children under the age of 18 to handle pesticides, including...

Where are pesticides lurking in your home?

Where are pesticides lurking in your home?

Where are pesticides lurking in your home?Pesticides can be found in the least likely places, such as in toothpaste, eye drops, laundry soap, and more...