Commercial food-like products are full of GMO’s nowadays, especially in South Africa where over 80% of maize, our staple crop, has been genetically modified or contaminated by chemical companies like Monsanto (according to activist group – NO GMO South Africa)
Growing your own fresh food is not as hard as you may imagine. Everyday, people just like you are starting to grow their own food in various ways including soil and hydroponics amongst other methods.
Its been made publicly known that GMO foods are having serious effects on the end consumers. Mutations and other deformities amongst humans are just the start of this wave of terror on our society. Countries such as France, Austria have banned cultivation and sale of GMO foods completely while others are starting to enforce strict GMO labelling laws.
We need to raise awareness as to the destructive & irreversible impact that genetically modified organisms have on our communities, our health and our environment.
There are a few fantastic GMO Free seed suppliers in South Africa to choose from, We use Living Seeds as our GMO free supplier, they offer a wide variety of seeds and grow 80% of the seeds they supply themselves. Some seeds we can recommend are “Break o Day” Tomatoes, “All year round” Lettuce, Lucullus Swiss Chard — Yum!
Whether you are a beginner or an old school gardener, now is the time to start growing your own food, for the sake of your family’s health.
In a few closely knit communities abroad, neighbours meet up, discuss and exchange plans for the years food supply. Ensuring that everyone is fed with food and nutrition all year long. This is something that we can strive to achieve.
See our article on How to have you plants grow hydroponically
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