European agriculture has been decimated with at least 80% losses which have led to black market sales of produce, rationing, shortages, collapsed greenhouse facilities and bankruptcy for farmers. The losses are beyond epic and this is what is expected in the new grand solar minimum, but the media brushes it away saying its bad weather in Europe.
A touch of Frost in Europe http://www.hortidaily.com/article/317…
Rationing vegetables in Europe due to snow and cold https://www.iceagenow.info/rationing-…
Netherlands: Prices of leafy greens through the roof http://www.hortidaily.com/article/319…
European Vegetable crop losses 2017 http://www.hortidaily.com/sector/21/M…
Europe gripped by sky-high vegetable prices http://www.hortidaily.com/article/316…
Belgium: Tomato prices skyrocketing http://www.hortidaily.com/article/316…
Italy: Abnormal cold front in the south http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
Spain: Vegetable consumption down 40% http://www.freshplaza.com/article/170…
Italy: Fennel and leafy vegetable losses at Orto Bio due to frost http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
British supermarkets begin RATIONING vegetables http://wp.me/p1IeZh-dqu
Iceberg lettuces and broccoli rationed as vegetable crisis hits supermarkets http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-38851097
Vegetable online sales banned in UK http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic…
Supermarkets RATION salads and veg after storms in Spain devastate crops
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As much as $100 million in damages after dozens of onion storage sheds and facilities collapse during the harshest winter in memory.
27 Jan 2017 – The buildings collapsed under the weight of up to 40 inches of snow that buried Idaho and Eastern Oregon,” says this article on capitalpress.com.
“It’s an absolute catastrophe,” said Shay Myers, general manager of Owyhee Produce in Nyssa. Three of the company’s storage sheds and the building housing one of its packing lines collapsed.
An estimated 150 farm- and non-farm-related buildings have been destroyed along with millions upon millions of pounds of onions. That’s because once the onions are exposed to the cold and freeze, they are no good. Continue reading »
This is now the second “Rare” summer snowfall in New Zealand. The year has so far been below normal temperatures for several parts of the country, but the last out of season Antarctic low brought a foot of snow in the middle of summer. Apple shortages across the country and out of season rains have prompted farmers to hire helicopters to hover over the fields to dry fruit.
New Zealand Summer Snow Second Time GET OTHER IMAGES
Summer snowfall record New Zealand https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-z…
January Summer snow for new Zealand https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-z…
Yes, it’s snowing in the middle of summer http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/art…
It’s Summer In New Zealand And They’re Getting Snow! http://unofficialnetworks.com/2017/01…
Auckland homes lose power as storm hits http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/nationa…
Helicopters save New Zealand cherries http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
New Zealand shoppers dismayed at apple shortage http://www.freshplaza.com/article/169…
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Two decades ago, health pioneers warned the world about the deadly effects of overuse of antibiotics. In the past few years, we have seen allopathic medications creating bacteria that are completely resistant to all forms of medicine known to doctors. Are we seeing a new age where otherwise healthy people will die of once-common ailments?
H/t reader squodgy.
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Spain’s first naked dining experience is opening on the island of Tenerife following the success of a similar venture in London.
Italian-born restaurateur Tony de Leonardis opens Innato, a nudist restaurant on the biggest of the Canary Islands, where diners will be asked to leave the accoutrements of modern life – namely their clothes and mobile phones – and”get back to basics”.
For the all-inclusive price of €70 diners will be invited to enjoy a buffet of organic dishes, all “served on the naked skin of a youth,” according to an interview with De Leonardis published in La Opinion de Tenerife.
In fact waiting staff will double up as serving tables wearing loin cloths and vine leaves to protect their modesty. Continue reading »
A couple of weeks ago, in early January, there was a relatively minor storm in the South and Southeast U.S. Cold weather, threat of the power going out, snow and ice and empty store shelves.
This wasn’t the big one. And yet it was enough to bring things to a panic.
If this is how people react to an extreme cold spell, then what happens when something major hits? Continue reading »
Fox Flash freezes in Danube River, ice clogs hydro electric dam in Canada, Bangladesh cold wave, and cyclonic winds and blizzards wipe out Europe’s vegetable crops. Exodus of villagers in Pakistani villages.
Extreme European weather https://twitter.com/hashtag/eustorm?s…
Global surface temperatures http://models.weatherbell.com/climate…
Fox freezes in Danube river
AeroFarms Vertical LED gardening http://aerofarms.com/technology/
Florida cops arrested seven volunteers from an activist group called Food Not Bombs for feeding homeless people in a park Saturday afternoon.
Tampa police say they made the arrests because the group doesn’t have a permit to serve the food, which requires an insurance policy.
Written by The Saker; Originally appeared at his blog
In my recent article “Risks and Opportunities for 2017” [This article also provoked a wide discussion at southfront.org] I made a statement which shocked many readers. I wrote:
Russia is now the most powerful country on the planet. (…) the Russian armed forces are probably the most powerful and capable ones on earth (albeit not the largest ones) (…) Russia is the most powerful country on earth because of two things: Russia openly rejects and denounces the worldwide political, economic and ideological system the USA has imposed upon our planet since WWII and because Vladimir Putin enjoys the rock-solid support of about 80%+ of the Russian population. The biggest strength of Russia in 2017 is a moral and a political one, it is the strength of a civilization which refuses to play by the rules which the West has successfully imposed on the rest of mankind. And now that Russia has successfully “pushed back” others will inevitably follow (again, especially in Asia).
While some dismissed this as rather ridiculous hyperbole, others have asked me to explain who I can to that conclusion. I have to admit that this paragraph is somewhat ambiguous: first I make a specific claim about the capabilities of the Russian military, and then the “evidence” that I present are of a moral and political nature! No wonder that some expressed reservations about this. Continue reading »
By Dr. Mercola
It is indisputable that we are negatively affecting our air, soil and water in a way that is drastically impacting the earth itself.
H/t reader squodgy:
“As children, one of the first thing we learnt was that all plants, including trees produce oxygen indirectly by photosynthesis, and now, synthetic clouds reduce this ability, which points to a deliberate systemic environmental disaster waiting in the wings.
But at night time, because photosynthesis cannot occur, living plants expire CO2 which escapes into the atmosphere, to be re-absorbed and converted back to O2 during sunny days.
But on top of the chemtrail issue for reduced food production, and the glyphosate & GMO issue, we now face the very strong probability that the vast swathes of monoculture single crop farming such as corn, maize, canola, soy and wheat are taking us back one hundred years to the dust bowl again.
In UK, after allowing US type intensive agri in the 60’s through to the nineties, Greenpeace and the RSPB campaigned successfully for the hedgerows to be reintroduced….but I wonder for how long now both have become infiltrated and toothless.”
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Back in 1997 I’ve started to tell people to avoid seafood, because already back then it was heavily contaminated with mercury, arsenic, cadmium, ….
… and it only got worse, much worse.
“Summary of Seafood to Avoid”
Avoid all of it, all of the time!
H/t reader squodgy.
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Scour the aisles of the grocery store, and you may be astonished to find just how many types of Pringles there are out there. But while there seems to be no end to the diversity of junk food, a comprehensive infographic has been put together to show you just how few corporations provide us with the hundreds of products available at our fingertips.
Topinambour and Chinese yam root (Dioscorea opposita, Dioscorea batatas) should be on that list.
Additionally: Herbs, like the stinging nettle, goatweed, jiaogulan and many others should grow in and around a survival garden.
The 14 Best Foods You Can Grow In a Survival Garden https://t.co/QkRno5Tc1P
— Natural Blaze (@Natural_Blaze) December 21, 2016
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How many times has your local news reported on stories of global crop losses and price rises on food stuffs we eat, I bet rarely. Here is a list of the last three months of losses, you will be shocked at what is happening that is not being reported in the media.
Venezuelans crowd the Simon Bolivar bridge in the border with Colombia waiting for its opening to go buy food and supplies there.
Armed guards on food trucks Venezuela http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-06…
Number Of Cattle In The U.S. Is The Smallest It Has Been Since 1951 http://www.activistpost.com/2014/02/d…
Argentina: “More than 50% of cherry crops lost to frost and storms” http://www.freshplaza.com/article/167…
Michael DePinto from Right Wing Conspirator interviews David DuByne from ADAPT 2030 on the political events around the world and how it relates to the new grand solar minimum. From population migration, to currency devaluation , proxy wars and saber rattling, its all a grand plan to control the masses when food shortages rock our planet in 2018-2019.
LINK TO THIS STORY:
Michael DePinto’s Website: https://www.thelastgreatstand.com
LINKS TO ALL SLIDES IN THE INTERVIEW AND SEVERAL EXTRAS
Considering that we’re living in a time when news outlets on both sides of the political spectrum are screaming “fake news” about anything and everything written or said by anyone other than themselves, this article and the video before it will come as fantastic news for anyone looking to retire their status as a “climate denier” for good.
If the whole “climate change” debate wasn’t so dishonest, so corrupt, and so fraudulent, once you finally find out where the numbers liberals have been throwing at you for years actually come from, you’d probably die of laughter. Unfortunately, when you consider how many hard working Americans Al Gore must have stolen from to become a billionaire based on a perpetual lie, it becomes less funny. Continue reading »
A recent report conducted by Amnesty International has concluded that many popular brands, including Kellogg’s, Nestle, Unilever, and Colgate-Palmolive, use palm oil produced by child labor working under dangerous conditions.
In order to reach this conclusion, Amnesty traced these well-known companies’ products back to a palm oil company called Wilmar, which allegedly employs children to work intense physical labor in Indonesian refineries. The report states that products sold by the aforementioned companies were “tainted by appalling human rights abuses…with children as young as eight working in hazardous conditions.” Continue reading »
TPTB will depopulate the planet very soon …
… economic collapse, hyperinflation, civil war, revolution followed by WW3 …
… and food will become a huge issue for a while.
Food of the future
As the human population continues to inch closer to 8 billion people, feeding all those hungry mouths will become increasingly difficult. A growing number of experts claim that people will soon have no choice but to consume insects.
As if to underscore that claim, a group of students from McGill University in Montreal has won the 2013 Hult Prize, for producing a protein-rich flour made from insects. The prize gives the students $1 million in seed money to begin creating what they call Power Flour. “We will be starting with grasshoppers,” team captain Mohammed Ashour told ABC News on Monday (Sept. 30).
H/t reader kevin a.
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H/t reader squodgy:
“Geoffrey Smith. How he has carried out his one man campaign against Monsatan’s unsafe products is so admirable. He now has a growing army, of supporters, followers and qualifying scientists.
His organisation is called The Institute for Responsible Technology.”
The world’s most toxic artificial sweetener is undergoing a major identity overhaul in an effort by its manufacturer to cover up the chemical’s sordid history, as well as to keep people buying it. “AminoSweet,” in case you see it on food labels, is really just plain-old aspartame, the same synthetic sweetening agent that’s repeatedly been linked to causing seizures and organ damage, among other physical harm.
Since its initial discovery in 1965 by G.D. Searle Pharmaceuticals, aspartame has been the subject of considerable and unrelenting controversy. Even way back then, scientists knew without a shadow of a doubt that aspartame wasn’t exactly safe for human consumption. But because it was sweet and non-caloric, it meant dollar signs in the eyes of company CEOs who recognized that marketing it as an alternative to sugar could be immensely profitable. Continue reading »
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country’s reciprocal measures in the form of an embargo on certain western food products are good for Russia’s economy and should last “as long as possible.”
Admitting that his statement might seem “totally unexpected” for some, Putin explained that the ban is also in the consumers’ interest, with good quality products at lower prices becoming more available.
“We must create viable conditions,” he said, speaking at an ‘Action Forum’ of the All-Russia People’s Front on Tuesday. Continue reading »
H/T reader squodgy:
“Three days. Not a lot.
Get the ammo dry.”
From the article:
“It’s been said that the average person abandons his moral inhibitions after three days without food. After this time, an otherwise morally responsible man is literally prepared to kill his neighbour for a loaf of bread.”
And just ten days more and humans turn into cannibals.
We began writing on the War on Cash some time ago, when it was still just a theoretical ploy that we believed banks and governments were likely to employ as their economic adventurism continued to unravel.
But, in the last year, several countries have, as a part of the War on Cash, begun removing larger bank notes from circulation in order to force people to perform all economic transactions through the banking system, ensuring that the banks would gain total control over the movement of money. Continue reading »
Glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide linked to Monsanto’s Roundup Ready genetically engineered crops, has been found at alarming levels in a wide range of best-selling foods across the U.S., Food Democracy Now! and The Detox Project announced Monday.
The results published in this report are from the first independent glyphosate residue testing of popular American food products performed using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), the regulatory recognized “gold standard” testing methods at an FDA registered laboratory.
These newest findings also come as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) postponed hearings last month, which were due to explore glyphosate’s link to cancer in humans. Last year, 17 leading global cancer experts from the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) sparked a firestorm when they classified glyphosate as a class 2A “probable human carcinogen”. Continue reading »
With the polar vortex centered directly over Asia 2016-2017 winter, snow and cold records are already being set. Snowbrains calling for record snow in Japan due to La Nina and record cold across central Asia and China. I myself am calling snow in downtown Taipei 2017 winter.
Not to forget topinambour (Helianthus tuberosus).
One of the best wild vegetables are nettles and the Romans brought ground elder with them.
Although all vegetables are good for us some are more nutrient dense than others. As a general guide the more vibrant the colour the more packed with minerals and vitamins a vegetable is. Dark green ‘curly’ cabbage trumps light green every time.
There’s no order of merit or nutrition to the following list, they are just veggies that nutritionists agree are amongst the best to eat to pack in the goodness. Continue reading »
With no hurricanes making landfall in 11 years in the USA, that takes us back to a 1860 record of longest without a hurricane. Since the scary predictions of more and more powerful hurricanes didnt work out for the global warming crowd, now they want to re-define what hurricanes are to make it appear that they are more destructive to fit the narrative of CO2 causes more hurricanes. Also the same crew says that the new Mini Ice Age will have no effect on Earth. What if they are wrong??