MGG’s Ryan Anderson covers our work in 2019 and a great opportunity to increase pesticide-free spaces in 2020 Dear Midwest Grows Green partners, supporters and friends, I’d like to share a wonderful offer from our sponsor Stonyfield. Before I do this, please let me catch you up on our work. 2019 has been a monumental
Glyphosate loses this one but still a long way to go!
A San Francisco district court reached a historic decision last Friday. Monsanto must pay $289 million to one man, Dewayne Johnson, suffering from terminal Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for misleading the public on the safety of their products that contain the toxic chemical glyphosate, Ranger Pro and RoundUp. More than 450 lawsuits regarding the health effects and safety
The Monarch Problem
A 2012 study by John Pleasants and Karen Oberhauser published in Insect Conservation & Diversity has found a correlation between the monarch butterfly population decline and the loss of their breeding habitat, the common milkweed. Since the late 1990s, there has been an increased use of genetically modified, glyphosate-resistant soy and corn. These crops are