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Posted 4/19/2010 8:15pm by Art Ozias.
  • Final reminder, Dirt, the movie is on public tv tomorrow at 10 pm.   It is an exceptional movie.  It will make you think about what we are doing to our soil.
  • On Wednesday at 8 public tv is showing Food, Inc.  If you haven't seen it, now is your chance.  It will not be in your local movie theatre.  If you have seen it invite a friend over and watch it again.

Just in case you live in California.   This can happen in other places.  You’ll note that they are concerned their supplier is the cause.  Their supplier is a “grinder”.  I’ve sent info on how grinders operate.  Costco wanted to require in in coming inspection of their ground beef and the “grinder” refused to sell to Costco.  Costco had to develop another source. http://www.ecoliblog.com/2010/04/articles/e-coli-recalls/winco-foods-expands-e-coli-hamburger-recall/index.html

 

Here is information about vaccines.  Very interesting. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/04/17/major-vaccine-suspended-due-to-contamination-with-pig-virus.aspx

 

High fructose corn syrup is taking some hits finally. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/04/17/you-did-it--we-are-winning-the-war-on-fructose.aspx

 

Gardasil is in the news again.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/04/17/time-for-the-truth-about-gardasil.aspx

 

If any of you are taking drugs for stronger bones, you need to get the facts.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/04/17/osteoporosis-drug-implicated-in-thighbone-fractures.aspx



that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 4/17/2010 9:24pm by Art Ozias.
  • Still have a few trees.  I forgot to include Persimmon trees. 
  • Chicken Day should be coming soon.  Will know tomorrow.
  • Remember Dirt, the movie will be on Public TV on Apr 20.  Check our recent update for more information.
  • Here is a great web site.   www.ted.org   Be sure to check it out.

  Thanks Marlies.  www.ted.com   and here is a Pollan lecture.  http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_pollan_gives_a_plant_s_eye_view.

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/cary_fowler_one_seed_at_a_time_protecting_the_future_of_food.html

 

Did you know? http://i.usatoday.net/tech/graphics/iss_timeline/flash.htm

 

Curious what this "nutrient" really is?  Let me give you some hints:

It moves at the speed of light. You can feel it (it feels warm), but

you can't touch it. Without it, there would be no life whatsoever on

planet Earth. And it can't be patented or sold for profit.

 

What is it? Sunlight.

 

I'm talking about natural, healthy sunshine, which enables your body

to make its own lifesaving vitamin D. Today, I want to share with you

the secrets of its health benefits in a fascinating special report

called, "The Healing Power of Sunshine and Vitamin D." It's available

for downloading right now at:

 

http://www.naturalnews.com/SpecialReports/Sunlight.pdf

(Adobe Acrobat format) 

 

This special report contains information you probably won't hear from

your doctor or dermatologist, because it goes against everything they

believe about sunlight. But recent research is proving that not

getting enough sunlight is extremely dangerous to your health because

it causes vitamin D deficiencies that promote chronic disease.

 

Seeking out sunlight in safe, reasonable doses, on the other hand,

does wonders for your health and may, in fact, render all sorts of

conventional medical therapies irrelevant. Again, you can get the full

story in this fascinating special report right now:

http://www.naturalnews.com/SpecialReports/Sunlight.pdf

(Adobe Acrobat format)


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 4/17/2010 9:17pm by Art Ozias.
  • Still have a few trees.  I forgot to include Persimmon trees. 
  • Chicken Day should be coming soon.  Will know tomorrow.
  • Remember Dirt, the movie will be on Public TV on Apr 20.  Check our recent update for more information.
  • Here is a great web site.   www.ted.org   Be sure to check it out.

  Thanks Marlies.  www.ted.com   and here is a Pollan lecture.  http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_pollan_gives_a_plant_s_eye_view.

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/cary_fowler_one_seed_at_a_time_protecting_the_future_of_food.html

 

Did you know? http://i.usatoday.net/tech/graphics/iss_timeline/flash.htm

 

Curious what this "nutrient" really is?  Let me give you some hints:

It moves at the speed of light. You can feel it (it feels warm), but

you can't touch it. Without it, there would be no life whatsoever on

planet Earth. And it can't be patented or sold for profit.

 

What is it? Sunlight.

 

I'm talking about natural, healthy sunshine, which enables your body

to make its own lifesaving vitamin D. Today, I want to share with you

the secrets of its health benefits in a fascinating special report

called, "The Healing Power of Sunshine and Vitamin D." It's available

for downloading right now at:

 

http://www.naturalnews.com/SpecialReports/Sunlight.pdf

(Adobe Acrobat format) 

 

This special report contains information you probably won't hear from

your doctor or dermatologist, because it goes against everything they

believe about sunlight. But recent research is proving that not

getting enough sunlight is extremely dangerous to your health because

it causes vitamin D deficiencies that promote chronic disease.

 

Seeking out sunlight in safe, reasonable doses, on the other hand,

does wonders for your health and may, in fact, render all sorts of

conventional medical therapies irrelevant. Again, you can get the full

story in this fascinating special report right now:

http://www.naturalnews.com/SpecialReports/Sunlight.pdf

(Adobe Acrobat format)


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 4/15/2010 1:25pm by Art Ozias.

We have Dirt, the Movie.  It is an excellent report on the demise of our soils.  This site has a lot of information.  One can investigate a lot of different areas. http://www.organicconsumers.org/

I just got this notice from the folks at DIRT


 

  • SAVE THE DATE!  Dirt! The Movie is coming to you on PBS - Tuesday, April 20th at 10pm! 
     
     
     
    Mark your calendar, set your DVR and make your DIRTy plans now
     
    Go to DirtTheMovie.org/PBSspecial to find your local listing.  
     
    Join over a million of your closest dirty friends as we celebrate Dirt! on Earth Day!  
     
    Dirt! The Movie on PBS April 20th at 10pm!   Don't miss it!  KCPT will have it.

    Food, Inc will be on KMOS our local public TV station on Apr 21, ch 6.1 at 8 pm and on Apr 25 on ch 6.2 at 6 pm.
  • Any of you on statins need to read this article.  It is one of many like  I have sent in Breezy Hill Updates.  http://www.naturalnews.com/028380_cholesterol_health.html

     

    Make sure your store bought beef is hormone free.  Good Luck.  Better yet buy your beef from Breezy Hill.  We use NO hormones.  Remember, we have a limited supply.  When we run out that’s it.  We are taking orders for our late summer and fall harvests.  Plan aheadhttp://www.naturalnews.com/028438_beef_hormones.html

    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

     

    Posted 4/14/2010 8:47pm by Art Ozias.
    • The Missouri Conservation Department send us a duplicate shipment of trees.  Anyone wanting a free tree, or several can have a witch hazel, pecan, white oak, blackchoke cherry or white pine.  Email me.  Let me know and I will heel them in for you. 
    • Our raised beds are full and plants are growing.  The green house is overflowing.  We finally have a dry garden and will be planting it tomorrow. 
    • A cow had twin calves last week.  We have six more to calve. 

    This is very scary.  Make sure you download the guide for non- GMO foods.  If you are getting your food from a grocery store BEWARE.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-grayson/eco-etiquette-how-can-i-a_b_421183.html

     

     

    Here is a very important article on magnesium.  This caused me a week end stay in the hospital  as my levels got low and the cardiac arrhythmias. commenced.  There are a lot of consequences of low levels of magnesium.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christiane-northrup/magnesium-calcium_b_509115.html 

     

    Here is an interesting twist on Big Ag.  There are so many limiting factors.  http://www.naturalnews.com/028495_agriculture_potash.html

     

    As you read this remember that your spinach you buy in the store is about half, in terms of nutrient density, as the spinach 50 years ago.  And next year it will less than this year.  Our soils are being depleted, albeit very slowly, but less is still less.  CONSIDER GROWING YOUR OWN AND ADD MINERALS TO YOUR SOIL.   http://www.naturalnews.com/028493_nutrition_degenerative_disease.html

     

    Did you know there are organic cheaters?  http://www.naturalnews.com/028500_organic_products_shampoo.html

    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

    Posted 4/4/2010 8:16pm by Art Ozias.
    • The KC Food Circle Expo was very well attended.  We got to meet some existing customers and met a lot of new potential customers.  More and more are becoming aware of the limitations in our present food supply.
    • We are still taking orders for pork.
    • We have some lard from the last pork harvest.
    • Debra has been baking our bread.  It sure is good.  She uses a no knead recipe.
    • Those who have ordered the ground beef should have received and email with pick up instructions.  If you did not, you need to email me ASAP.
    • Chickens are doing well.  The first two batches are sold.  If you want chickens this year you need to email me and get on our list.  When they become available I will provide the pick up details.

    Know your water.  http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/the-story-of-bottled-water?utm_source=wkly20100326&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=mrOstrander

     

    Some may have read the news item in the KC Star re raw milk.  Well, here is another view point.  http://douglassreport.com/reports/raw-milk/?gclid=CKr97fez36ACFRE55wodBUReCQ

     

    Read this and then find some real milk.  Store milk has some potential side effects.  Very interesting.  http://www.naturalnews.com/028449_soft_drinks_pancreatic_cancer.html

     

    Flu season is finally over.  We had sunshine finally.  It takes sun and exposed skin and no more flu.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/03/25/vitamin-d-deficiency-is-why-you-get-flu.aspx

     

    This is very scary.  Make sure you download the guide for non- GMO foods.  If you are getting your food from a grocery store BEWARE.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/03/25/vitamin-d-deficiency-is-why-you-get-flu.aspx



    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

    Posted 3/27/2010 10:32pm by Art Ozias.
    • Just returned from the KC Food Circle EXPO.  They estimated around 3000 visitors.  There was a steady stream of people looking for sources of locally produced/raised food.  Many had seen the film Food, Inc.  Many that stopped to visit our table had just recently decided to find a better source than WalMart for their food.
    • We are still taking orders for the ground beef.  It is $3.50/ lb for a minimum 20 pound order.  Pick up will be April 10 at the farm.
    • Chicken prices this year will be $3/#.  The first batch is sold.  It will be another 4 weeks til they are processed.  We will be having more about every four weeks.  If you want to reserve some send an email and I will put you on the list, first come, first served.  Pick up will be the same day we process them.  If you can't make that date, we will notify the next on the list.
    • The June beef is sold.  If you have an invoice and have not returned the deposit, you will be on the next processing date.  It will be in July maybe August. 
    • The next KC Food Circle EXPO will be the next Saturday in Independence, Mo.  Go to www.kcfoodcircle.org for directions and for a schedule of events.

    Here is more evidence that GMO’s are killing us.  http://www.naturalnews.com/028388_GM_crops_kidney_damage.html

     

    We don’t pump our chickenshttp://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/03/18/salt-water-soaked-chicken-isnt-natural-at-all.aspx

     

    Here’s one on the lighter side.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE2r0vjkXK0&feature=player_embedded

     

     

    Here some more on MSG among other news.  http://www.naturalnews.com/028323_Hydrolyzed_Vegetable_Protein_HVP.html

     

    Industrial confinement factories and anti-biotic useage.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shelley-a-hearne/save-lives-save-animals-b_b_508847.html

    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra
    Posted 3/21/2010 9:57pm by Art Ozias.
    • We are still taking orders for the ground beef.  It is $3.50 per pound and a minumun order of 20 pounds.  Pick up will be in about two weeks.
    • It is still wet and about 6 inches of snow.  Today most of the snow melted.  It will begone tomorrow.
    • We have a loaner cow to fill in for Daisy.  She had an udder problem and her calf is hopefully solving the issue.  The loaner likes to kick, so that makes it interesting.  My first kicker.  We are slowly adding back existing customers as milk becomes available. 
    • Hogs were delivered last week.  Those that ordered pork will be able to pick up in Holden, Mo next week. 
    • The KC Food Circle Expo will be this Saturday in Shawnee Mission, Ks and on Apr 3 the Expo will be in Independence, Mo.  Breezy Hill will be at both.



    • Here  is a must read and study about Vit D.  Read it and learn the truth about this important vitamin. 
      http://www.naturalnews.com/028353_vitamin_D_sunlight.html 
       

    If you are unlucky and get a severe  E-Coli event then here is what will await you.  Don’t take a chance.  Grass finished beef’s E-Coli won’t live in your acid stomach.  http://www.ecoliblog.com/2010/03/articles/e-coli-information/national-kidney-month-what-it-is-like-to-live-with-end-stage-renal-disease-esrd/index.html

     

    Author of “The Road from Ruin”  has some good ideas.  Now to get someone to do something. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-bishop/the-road-from-ruin-wake-u_b_494599.html

     

    How bad are things right now?

    - Four companies process more than 85% of U.S. beef cattle.

    - Two companies sell 50% of U.S. corn seed.

    - One company controls 40% of the U.S.milk supply.

    - Five firms dominate the grocery sector, ensuring that low prices paid to farmers aren't passed along to consumers at the store.

     

    After decades of government officials looking the other way, regulators are finally acknowledging there might be a problem.  Tomorrow, Food & Water Watch staff are participating in the first of several hearings being held by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to hear about the state of competition in agriculture markets.

     

    Join our effort to break up the monopolies in the food system:

    http://action.foodandwaterwatch.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=2535

     

    Here’s a great idea that will help protect your health and save you money.  http://www.naturalnews.com/028277_pesticides_fresh_produce.html



    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

    Posted 3/14/2010 8:48pm by Art Ozias.
    • "We love the hog. My son said best roast I ever made. lol. We have been extremely pleased with all the meat we have got from you. Thank you so much for helping us along on a healthier path." Debbie
    • Last Call for a Hog.  I need to know by Tuesday if you want a hog.
    • Our offer for Kombucha is still open. Bring a gallon jar and we will get you started.  Starter kits on the web cost $50 plus shipping.  We get a specialty foods magazine, and there were a lot of adds for bottled Kombucha.  The word is getting out.  Our local Farm and Home have seed starting mats for 30% off.  These will keep it at 70 deg.  Probably won't need them when it gets warmer.  Sure did work well this winter.
    • The first batch of chickens are sold.  We have someone that has a standing order for 30.  It's a group and they are pooling their purchases.  We may have to increase orders to make sure all get some for their freezers.
    • Are taking orders for ground beef.  It will be $3.50/# with minimum of 20 pound order.  We are packaging it in pound and a half packages.  Pick up will be in two to three weeks

    Looks like Bill is hanging out with the wrong crowd.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/02/20/gates-donates-10-billion-dollars-for-vaccines.aspx

     

    I wish I had read this in my local paper, or seen it on the nightly news.   http://www.ecoliblog.com/articles/e-coli-outbreaks/   

     

    Here is an interesting lecture on Perma Culture.  I got it from the YES web site.  https://mail.google.com/mail/?ui=2&shva=1#search/yes+magazine/126c3c6dfc6cc433

     

    Here’s one just for fun.  Thanks Kim.  http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid960594369?bclid=958498245&bctid=1716406566

     

    http://food.change.org/blog/view/obesity_agricultures_ultimate_externality

    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

    Posted 3/13/2010 10:40am by Art Ozias.
    • The next hog day will be this week.  Probably on Wednesday.  If you have indicated that you wanted some pork, please reconfirm with an e-mail just to make sure your request was not lost.  Anyone else just let me know.  They will be about $150-175 for the whole hog (divide by two if you want a half) and the processing is about $200 per hog ($100 for a half).
    • We still have some wheat and honey.
    • We have some lard from a previous hog day.
    • We have eggs.
    • The milk situation may be getting better next week.  I may be getting a loaner for six weeks until Lila calves.  Daisy is having an udder issue and I have turned her calf out with her.  Perhaps nature will solve the problem. 

       

    . Health concerns used to block imports of U.S. meat
    Russia has used two concerns about health - use of chlorine as a disinfectant in poultry processing plants and use of antibiotics in pork production – as reasons to ban some U.S. meat imports. Russia, a major trading partner, began blocking imports of U.S. poultry in January, citing concerns about chlorine treatment, which is a long-standing and common practice in the United States. European Union countries have also invoked chlorine treatment as a reason to block U.S. poultry imports in the past. Russia has also banned U.S. pork imports from all but a few production plants due to quality issues, primarily antibiotic residues in pork. Antibiotic resistance is another health concern that could be used by our trading partners as an excuse to block imports. Read more from Reuters, or read Representative Louise Slaughter's op-ed in The Columbia Missourian about antibiotic resistance and trade issues.

     

    Interesting and educational on soils.   http://forces.si.edu/soils/index.html

     

    Just for fun.  I was in the 2%.  How did you do?

    See how well you do compared to the national averages. 

    Test your knowledge with 12 questions, then be ready to shudder when you see how others did. http://pewresearch.org/politicalquiz/quiz/index.php

     

    Do you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease?  Perhaps this would have helped them 20 years ago.  This is a disease of our civilization. 

    http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/02/18/high-blood-pressure-linked-to-dementia.aspx  

     

     We still have two yogurt makers for sale, $20.

    Be careful with store yogurts.  Eat kraut and a  grassfed hot dog, or make your own yogurt.  http://probiotics.mercola.com/probiotics.html


    that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra