Reno Patagonia : Free Organic Food, Learn Local Composting too!

Past Event  The composting event was a HUGE success with over 84 people who showed up to learn how to compost in their own homes and communities… Patagonia is hosting an event tonight to help promote composting in Northern Nevada.   I’m excited to see their new digs in downtown Reno. *New address is: Address: 130… Read More »

Poisonous Hemlock Plants and How To Eradicate Them

Right now, there are common weeds lurking in your local park, school and back yard that could maim, scar and even kill you. How many times have you picked a flower from a tree, shrub or wild plant out in nature? Did you know that some wild plants have enough toxins to kill you within… Read More »

Poison Hemlock Can Kill You in 3 Hours or Less

Poison Hemlock is spreading fast across the country. Organic land advocates have warned that over use of synthetic fertilizers, weed killers and other chemicals to control weeds will in fact cause an epidemic of toxic weeds and even herbicide resistance in very toxic plants. Dorostkar Park in Reno Nv Closed because of Storm Damage and… Read More »

Flower Bouquets Toxic For Your Health

Did you know that ALL flowers, plants and bouquets that you purchase from local and national florist are toxic for your health as well as detrimental to the survival of all pollinators…unless, they are USDA Certified Organic Or Biodynamic Certified. Who would want to give someone they loved a bouquet of toxic roses or lilies?… Read More »

Beekeeping – The Truth Shall Set Us Free

Spring welcomes our daydreams and longings to bee outside in the blossoming landscape. Trees budding with pollen, fragrance and color, inspire a warm feeling of love for all life. The warm, teasing’s of what Summer will bring (hopefully sooner than later) remind me of my childhood days, playing in the forests of Eastern Tennessee, running… Read More »

Organic Yards – 10,000 Mini Pollinator Sanctuaries

Is your yard grown organically? Chances are, probably not. Did you know that all of the plants, seeds, trees, shrubs, flowers, soil and compost you that you buy for your yard contains pesticides and other chemicals that you cannot “wash” off? That’s right! Neonicotinoids are pesticides that last up to 13 years on plants that… Read More »

Bee Documentary – Pollinator Activist Shares Her Secret to Saving the bees

SANDY ROWLEY: THE BEE LADY OF RENO News Source : http://www.respectfulrevolution.org/#/road/videos/sandy_rowley_bee_lady_reno February 14, 2017 • Reno, NV It’s not everyday that a citizen, however concerned and dedicated, can get any level of power – public or private – to change course, even when it’s a matter of the common good. Meet the incredible Sandy Rowley,… Read More »

10,000 Organic Lawns in Reno

Join me at 1 Million Cups on February 15th @ 9 am, to learn about our most exciting project to help create 10000 homes as organic pollinator corridors in Washoe County. Free coffee and treats served. Learn how we are helping to create 10,000 organic front & back yards throughout Reno Nevada. Located at Swill… Read More »

Call Your Local Garden Shop Time!

“Float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee.” Muhammad Ali Unless you have been living under a rock this year… SURELY you have heard that the honey bees are in serious danger of extinction. Sounds a little scary huh? Did you know that it is just not honey bees that are fighting to survive? Honey Bees are… Read More »

Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer Partners – Energy Transfer partners stock quote downturn

So what is the big deal about what Energy Transfer Partners and their fearless leader taking a big dump on Native Americans and millions of other Americans south of Nebraska? #NoDAPL Awaken With JP has the best video I have found online that explains the plight of the Standing Rock Tribe in terms everyone can… Read More »

Patagonia : Unbroken Ground Film

View Organic Food Composting event happening August 31st 2017 here! The organic food movement is growing to meet the demand for healthy, non gmo foods, sustainable practices and regenerative farming. Over 90% of customers prefer foods grown without the use of toxic pesticides, fertilizers and/or unhealthy farming practices. Patagonia has stepped up to the plate… Read More »

Unbroken Ground Film Tour

Your invited to join us at the local Patagonia store for a free screening of the documentary, Unbroken Ground. Bring an organic drink or dish to share at our potluck. Join us after the 30 minute film to discuss organic farming, non gmo food movement and local efforts to reduce pesticide exposures. Panel Members are:… Read More »

On Saving the Honey Bee

Gunther Hauk is the co-founder of Spikenard Farm, a biodynamic and organic honey bee sanctuary. In this video he describes some of the problems facing our honey bees and offers hope of solutions. This is a fund raising video for a DVD that Gunther will be making. He runs Spikenard Farm Honey Bee Sanctuary, a… Read More »

NDOT Fails To Warn Motorists 2 4 D Ahead

NDOT broke Federal Law June 30 2016 on I 80 East at around 12:40 PM Pacific Time. Laws broken: – Spraying when temperatures were over 85 degrees – Failure to protect persons in area from pesticide drift – Spraying during time of day when pollinators are most active. – Spraying within 250 feet of a… Read More »

It’s Madness to Routinely Expose Children To Poisons Just to maintain the cosmetic appearance of your lawn!

Why are people so in love with their weed killers, synthetic fertilizers, leaf blowers and pesticides? Even with all the mounting evidence that weeds are growing resistant to weed killers and insects are doing the same with insecticides… we still hold onto the “dream” that these man made chemicals will make your life easier, popular,… Read More »

Become a Good Beekeeper – Jacqueline Freeman

Colony Collapse Disorder solved. Well, I guess it’s been solved all along. The organic beekeepers experienced little, if any colony collapse disorder. Happy bees. Jacqueline Freeman is the author of an upcoming book “Bees, the OTHER Way”. She points out the different strategies that conventional bee keepers might try to save their hives from colony… Read More »

Label GMO Nevada and local citizens take on Big Ag in Reno!

  MYTH BUSTERS & FACTS @ Reno City Hall June 8th 2016. Just Label it already! City asked to support a motion to label genetically engineered foods in the state of Nevada. Help support Label GMO Nevada. Outrageous myths shared by Nevada Department of Agriculture, Future Farmers of America, Dairy Farmers Board Rep and Big Box… Read More »

Ask the City to protect open spaces with policy!

Thank you to everyone that showed up to show your support for healthy parks and open spaces at Reno City Public Comment yesterday. I especially want to thank the couple that made time out of their busy day to share the painful story of the loss of there young son to a form of cancer… Read More »

This Wednesday @ Reno City Hall!

From Lisa Hill – Reno, Nv Please consider submitting comments about the recent use of 2,4-D in the West Wash Dam area near Keystone Ave. for the Wednesday June 8 Reno City Council meeting. You may submit comments by: using an electronic public comment form by clicking this link. writing to the contacts below, or… Read More »