Approximately 200 synthetic industrial chemicals interact with our cells every single day. Autism now affects one in 50 children. Cancer is the leading cause of death (after accidents) in children younger than 15 years in the United States. In the last twenty years, the rates of asthma, allergies, and ADHD are on the rise: 400 […]
The Dervaes family grows more than 6,000 pounds of food a year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles.
With over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of vegetable food, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 lbs of honey, plus seasonal fruits throughout the year, they are able to produce over 90% food they eat, and they sell food on their front porch making about $20,000 a year.
Follow the Dervaes and their Urban Homesteading activites at http://urbanhomestead.org
How is it that we can extract oil from the other side the world, transport it across an ocean to refineries that turn it into a substance that can power millions of vehicles, yet we cannot get these starving children food and water? Why can’t we get transportation for these mothers and their children who are walking for two weeks and dying along the way? How is it that we can land on the moon and travel through space, but not get food and water to a country here on our very own planet?