Archive for the Tag 'Luther Burbank'

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The Bounty of Sonoma County ~ Luther Burbank ~ Beyond Grapevines

Those of us who live in Sonoma wine country are familiar with Luther Burbank, if only because of our allergies. This is the place where Luther Burbank settled and went on to cross breed so many new plants that the pollen count is through the roof. Meanwhile, nearly everyone in the US has benefited from […]

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Why, Luther Burbank? Why?

In wine country, not everything is about wine; at least not for those of us who live here. For us, its 24/7/365; and as a result, we also notice other things besides grape vines and how they’re doing. This story is part of that “noticing.” I’ve long wondered… well, ever since I moved to California […]

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GMO Wine, not in my time….

GMO Wine, not in my time, people. UPDATE: GMO Awareness ~  5) Glyphosate causes birth defects, tumors, and reproductive disorders in animals, as well as sharp declines in beneficial insects And often at dilutions far lower than the concentrations used in agricultural and even home garden spraying… Study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20695457 Study: http://www.scribd.com/doc/57277946 Study: http://sustainablefoodtrust.org/2012/09/.pdf Study: http://www.mlmp.org.pdf Study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23820267 Study: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/abstract [UPDATE:  Seralini Refuses […]