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Moregreenmoms Interviews Alice Shabecoff

California-based Christine Gardner from moregreenmoms interviewed Alice Shabecoff, author of Poisoned for Profit, at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers on September 30th, as seen in the video below.

Alice explains the circumstances that lead her and her husband, Philip, to write the book, and why California and Massachusetts are leading the nation in toxics education, child protection laws, and consumer awareness.

Did you know that climate change could have a particularly dangerous effect on unborn babies in the womb? Alice thinks there’s a strong connection between global warming and fetal development as well as children’s health.

She points out that the internet is the best place to start in terms of gathering information and resources for protecting our children – second, of course, to checking out her and Philip’s book! Watch the video below for more.

moregreenmoms Presents Alice Shabecoff, author of “Poisoned for Profit” from Polidoc on Vimeo.

Alice Shabecoff is the author of Poisoned for Profit: How Toxins Are Making Our Children Chronically Ill – With new information on what we can do, available now.


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Beyond the War on Invasive Species – Review in Permaculture Design Magazine

This review was originally published in Permaculture Design, Issue #97, “Life on the Edge,” Fall 2015; www.PermacultureDesignMagazine.com Look in the Mirror Review by Peter Bane For its extensive scholarship, clear voice, and impassioned, hopeful message, this book is a joy to read—a slim but beautifully written teaching text which uses permaculture and ecosystem science as a lens for viewing the […] Read More..

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Last week, we asked authors Tao Orion and Katrina Blair to share alternative approaches to managing five different plant species commonly held to be “invasive.” St. John’s Wort, Garlic Mustard, Thistle, Oxeye Daisy, and Kudzu are often dismissed as annoyances at best and the target of aggressive eradication with harmful chemicals at worst. Orion and […] Read More..

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Have you heard of the pawpaw? A few generations ago, most would say “yes!” You could ask just about anyone and they could tell you what this fruit looked and tasted like, and more importantly, where to find it. But today, the pawpaw remains a mystery to some and entirely unknown to others. In Pawpaw: […] Read More..
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