Information Resources...


Marcia Fountain-Blacklidge MS:

Ravens Nest Studio - The Art of Marcia Fountain-Blacklidge; amazing!

Marcia Fountain-Blacklidge
"Gather the Women" video

"The Indians of Hungry Hollow" - award winning book written by Marcia


Kent Hackleman Blacklidge Ph.D.:

GMO talk (video) at Mid-North Shepherd's Center/Indy - October 28, 2015

GMO Power Point Presentation - Angola, IN June 2nd, 2016

GMO Power Point Presentation (handouts below; see "Genetic Engineered Specific" section below for more)

Kent Blacklidge Blog: The Kokomo Dispatch Reborn (My opinion about many issues!)
The Publishers Report Blog: Devoted to science, environment, and agriculture matters

William E. Blacklidge booklet - Blacklidge family history. This booklet was published in Kokomo, IN, in 1921


Index [Click on topic to go to the section for more]

Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Mushrooms
Associations, NGOs, and Organizations
CAFOs (Confinement animal feeding operations)
Energy
Food and More
Genetically Engineered Specific (GMOs)
Government and Government Agencies
Magazines, News, Periodicals, Books, DVDs, Videos, etc.
Newspapers - General Circulation
News Organizations and Resources
Pesticides
Politics
Scientific Papers
Seeds, Supplies, Gardening


Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Mushrooms

Aqua Growers - aquaponics/hydroponics; based in Michigan
Aquatic Ecosystems - aquaculture supplies and equipment
Bell Aquaculture - aquaculture experts in Redkey, IN
Bright AgroTech - verticle hydroponic systems; Upstart Farmers Network
Green River Greenhouse - aquaponics, tilapia and certified organic produce; Peru, IN
Growco Indoor Garden Supply (hydroponics, etc.) - located in Grand Rapids, MI
Nature's Gift Aquaponics LLC - Morgantown, IN; tilapia and fresh veggie produce
Magnificant Mushrooms - Indiana based mushroom growers, suppliers, and educators
Rain Fresh Harvests - organic produce and aquaculture based in Plain City, OH
Recirculating Farms Coalition - promotes recirculating aquaponics
RDM Shrimp Farm - raise salt water shrimp in tanks; Benton County, IN


Associations, NGOs, and Organizations

Allermates - all about kids and allergies
Allergy Kids Foundation - Robyn O'Brien, author of "The Unhealthy Truth" book
Audubon Society - birds and much more
BioCrossroads - catalyst for life science ideas and advancements in Indiana
Demeter USA - biodynamic practices to heal the planet through agriculture
Center for Food Safety - promotes organic and other sustainable agriculture
Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund - promotes sustainable society and communities
Cornucopia Institute - small farm issues and resources
Dr. Mercola - natural health products and articles
Earth Justice - because the Earth needs a good lawyer
EcoCert - an inspection and certification organization world wide
Environmental Defense Fund - EDF works to preserve the natural systems upon which we depend
Environmental Working Group - dedicated to protecting human health and the environment
Farm Aid - promotes family farm system of agriculture; Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp
Fix Food - our food system is broken; take direct action
Food and Water Watch - champions of healthy food and clean water
Food Democracy Now - dedicated to building a sustainable food system
Food Integrity Now - accurate and timely information on food and health related issues
Food Tank- building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters
Grace Communications Foundation - advocates of sustainable alternatives to current industrial food system
Green Job Bank - green jobs, employers, resources, etc
Hoosier Environmental Council - Indiana's leading advocate for environmental issues & policies
Hoosier Environmental Council Bill Watch 2015 - IN General Assembly bills affecting the environmen
Indiana Academy of Science - organization to promote science
Indiana Aquaculture Association - promoters of aquaculture in Indiana
Indiana Aquaponics Association - regional assn. including Indiana
Indiana Nonprofit Database - IU SPEA database; searchable
Indiana Organic - a domain name registered by Dr. Kent Blacklidge/ not functional yet
Indiana Organic Gardners Association - Mostly "backyard" gardeners growing flowers and safe foods
Institute of Science in Society - UK based online magazine; science, society, sustainability
International Organic Inspectors Association - organic inspector training and networking
Jane Goodall - scientist and promoter of care for human community, animals, and environment
Natural Products Association - oldest association dedicated to the natural products industry
MOSES - Organic & Sustainable Education Service; annual largest conference on sustainable farming
National Heirloom Exposition - massive world's pure food fair; California event
Only Organic - telling about organic agriculture and food production; New MacDonald video!
Organic Consumers Association - over 2,000,000 members; promotes good health and sustainability
Purdue Master Gardener Program - garden education and advice
Right to Know Network - protecting access to environmental information
Rodale Institute - over 60 years of research and promotion of organic farming
Roots and Shoots - Jane Goodall site for youth
Seafood Watch - sustainable seafood harvesting
Sustainable Earth Net - sustainable lifestyle, seminars, events, etc.; based in Indianapolis
Urban Farming Guys - sustainable communities for urban and "overlooked" places
Weston Price Foundation - restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet


CAFOs (Confinement animal feeding operations)

Indiana CAFO Watch - all about the problems with confinement animal feeding in Indiana
Factory Farm Drones - video of N.Carolina CAFO/Smithfield you must see


Energy

Solar Action Alliance - information about solar electric generation


Food and More


Agrilicious - virtual farmers market
American Towns - wide range of information about communities
Cooley Family Farm - organic farmer on Hwy26 east of Lafayette
Eat Local Grown - find locally grown foods
Eat Well Guide
Eden Foods - oldest natural/organic food company in North America; product and articles; Clinton MI
Event Crazy
F.A. Farm - a Washington state CSA; has videos, blog, and essays on web site
Farm Plate
Farmer Maps
Farmers Market Online
Farming for Life - Joe Gady - two acre organic farm south of Argos, IN; a lot about fermentation
Green River Greenhouse - aquaponics, tilapia and certified organic produce; Peru, IN
Hole in the Woods Farm - CSA near Culver
Husk Foods - Indiana local foods; plant in Greenfield, IN
Indiana Grown - web site promoting Indiana produced agriculture related products
Indy Fruit - suppliers of fresh fruits and veggies to retailers from Indianapolis location
Kokomo Downtown Farmers' Market - locally grown food and products
Local Dirt
Local Growers Guild - Bloomington based coop of farmers in central and south Indiana; fresh produce
LocalHarvest
Local Organic Foods - real food, real farmers, real community; CSAs, Farmers Mkts, and Coops
Nature's Gift Aquaponics LLC - Morgantown, IN; tilapia and fresh veggie produce
Old Farmer's Almanac
Rain Fresh Harvests - organic produce and aquaculture based in Plain City, OH
Real Time Farms
Sheepdog Farms - pasture based farming (poultry, eggs, beef, pork); West Lafayette
Simply Organic - organic food products and recipes
Sunspot Natural Market - two locations; Kokomo and West Lafayette
This Old Farm - sustainable (clean/healthy) food products; based in Colfax and Darlington, IN
Trader's Point Creamery - organic dairy farm and artisan creamery; Zionsville, IN
USDA Farmers' Markets Directory


Genetically Engineered Specific, GMOs (pro and con)

Ag-West Bio - Canadian agriculture biotechnology association (very pro-GMOs)
Are GMOs Toxic? - Mother Earth News interview with Dr. Thierry Vrain
American Academy of Environmental Medicine - recommend no GMO consumption
Claire Hope Cummings - author of "Uncertain Peril" book about genetic engineering and future of seeds
Council for Responsible Genetics - genetic research ethics, technology, and environmental implications
Dr. Stephanie Seneff - MIT Senior Research Scientist; about GMOs and Glyphosate
Earth Open Source - scientific research reporting on GMOs and pesticides
Find Our Common Ground - farm women site promoting "modern" agriculture practices (pro-GMOs)
Genet - the European GMO-free Regions' Network; debate about genetic engineering; videos
Gene Watch - UK site about biotechnology in foods and environment
GMO Free USA - advocates for sustainable food & ecological systems; food transparency!
GMO Journal - Food Safety Politics
GMO Myths and Truths- 2nd Edition
GMO Inside - right to know about GMOs in food
GMOs Safe to Eat, Says Science - article from The Week/ June 3,2016
GM Watch - news and comment on GMOs.
Indiana Right to Know GMO - part of a larger group of states "right to know"
Indy Action Group - Indianapolis action group for labeling GMOs and against Monsanto
Institute for Responsible Technology - Jeffrey Smith site about GMOs; author and educator
Int'l Service for the Aquisition of Agri-biotech Applications; GM approved crops worldwide
Just Label It - advocate for labeling GMOs
Label GMOs - inform public about potential risks to GMOs
Non GMO Project - verification and labeling of non-gmo foods; look for the label!
Robyn O'Brien - Food's Erin Brockovich; author of "The Unhealthy Truth" book
Say No To GMOs - archive site for information; no longer being updated past 2012
Seneff Graphics - graphic correlations for glyphosate and human disease
Steven M. Druker - author of "Altered Genes, Twisted Truth" book; excellent & very detailed
Sustainable Pulse - world news about GMOs; articles and images


Government and Government Agencies

AirNow - Air quality database and current conditions
EPA Toxic Release Database - EPA data on toxic chemicals in environment
Indiana Department of Environmental Management - in short the IDEM
Indiana Department of Natural Resources - in short the DNR
Indiana State Chemist - watchdogs for pesticide use/abuse, animal feeds, fertilizers, seeds
United States Bureau of Land Management - manage mostly western states federal property
United States Central Intelligence Agency Library
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - all things environment
United States Federal Register - federal information resources
United States Dept of Agriculture Farmers' Markets Directory
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - all federal agriculture policies and programs
United States Department of Agriculture/ Agriculture Research Service - in house research arm of USDA
United States Department of the Interior - protect natural resources and heritage
United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) - federal food and drug policy/regulation
United States Forest Service (USFS) - manage 154 national forests & 20 grasslands
United States Government Publishing Office - all information resources
United States National Park Service - manage all national parks


Magazines, News, Periodicals, Books, DVDs, Videos, etc.

Acres USA - books, videos, magazine; all about Organic Farming/Gardening
Aquaculture Magazine - all about "farming" in water
Birds & Blooms - says it all
Composting Guide - how to do it
Environmental Health News - news stories on environmental topics
Environmental News Network - wide range of environmental news
Growing Your Greens - videos about growing veggies
Heirloom Gardener - issued 4x per year; all about heirloom flowers & veggies
Horticulture - food and flowers
Indiana Gardening - Guide to gardening and landscaping in Indiana
Living Green Magazine - promotes all sorts of "green living"
Mother Earth News - magazine guide to homestead living; originated in Indiana
Natural News - natural health news & self reliance; stories not seen elsewhere
NEW MacDonald Farm Video - get the message!!!!
Organic Gardening Magazine - expert advice on organic gardening methods
Right to Know Network - protecting access to environmental information

Books

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth by Steven Druker (w/ Jane Goodall)
American Catch
Bringing Nature Home
Crisis and Opportunity
Dangerous Liaisons - by Dr. Norman Ellstrand
Epigenetic Revolution
Fast Food Nation - by Eric Schlosser
Food, Inc. - by Karl Weber
Genetic Roulette - by Jeffrey Smith
GMO Food Poison Handbook
Intervention - by Denise Caruso
Missing Microbes
Monsanto vs The World - by Jason Louv
Organic Manifesto - by Maria Rodale
Poison Spring - by E.G. Vallianatos
Seeds of Deception - by Jeffrey Smith
Seeds of Destruction
Silent Spring - by Rachael Carson
Small Farms Are Real Farms
The New Organic Grower
The Sea Around Us - by Rachael Carson
The Unhealthy Truth - by Robyn O'Brien
The Verticle Farm - by Dr. Dickson Despommier
The War on Bugs - by Will Allen
The World According to Monsanto - by Marie-Monique Robin
Tomorrow's Table - by Ramela Ronald & Raoul Adamchak
Uncertain Peril - by Claire Hope Cummings
Unhealthy Truth - by Robyn O'Brien

Movies and DVDs

A Place at the Table
King Corn
Dirt, the Movie
Fresh
Food, Inc
Food Matters
Genetic Roulette
GMO OMG
Hidden Dangers
Hungry for Change
Ingredients
Queen of the Sun
Scientists Under Attack
Seed: The Untold Story
Seeds of Freedom
The Future of Food
Unnatural Selection


Newspapers - General Circulation

Anderson Herald Bulletin - Anderson, Indiana
Angola Herald Republican - Angola; NE Indiana
Branches - kind of New Age/New Thought tone
Carroll County Comet - THE paper for Carroll County
Chicago Tribune
Grand Rapids Press - southwest Michigan
Indiana Daily Student - Indiana University student newspaper
Indianapolis Star - our state capitol newspaper
Kokomo Herald - a small Kokomo weekly
Kokomo Perspective - a large Kokomo weekly
Kokomo Tribune - the daily newspaper for over 100 years
Lebanon Reporter - Lebanon, Indiana
Lafayette Independent - weekly "progressive"
Lafayette Journal Courier - Lafayette, Indiana
Logansport Pharos Tribune - once owned by the Druck family
Marion Chronicle Tribune - once owned by the Thomas family
New York Times - once healthy and prosperous; not now
Noblesville Times - Noblesville, Indiana
Peru Tribune - once owned by Nixon Newspapers
Purdue Exponent - Purdue Campus student newspaper
Tipton Tribune - Tipton, Indiana
USA Today - started by Al Neuhearth years ago
Wabash Plain Dealer - once owned by Nixon Newspapers
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post - once guided by Kathryn Graham & Ben Bradley
Zionsville Times Sentinel - Zionsville, Indiana

Hoosier State Chronicles at the Indiana State Library; 225,000 newspaper pages
Inspire - a service of the Indiana State Library
Newspaper Archive - pay service to access millions of newspaper pages; $99.95 per six months
Newspapers.com - pay service to access millions of newspaper pages; $79.95 per year
W3Newspapers - site listing all newspapers by state with links

50 States - site with all sorts of state information including newspapers


News Organizations and Resources


Agriculture Trends - watchdog news about food, agriculture, and environmental health
Beacon Reader - Independent journalists and stories
ELance - resource for freelance journalists/writers
Freedom of Information Access (SPJ) - about freedom of information
Hoosier State Press Association - most of Indiana's newspapers belong to this organization
Hoosier State Press Association INFO Net - articles by and for Indiana newspapers
Investigative Reporters and Editors Association - goal is to improve quality of investigative reporting
John S & James L Knight Foundation - owned the Miami Herald, industry giants
National Society of Newspaper Columnists - for writers of columns and serial essay in any medium
100 Reporters - new journalism in a new age
Hindawi Publishing Corporation - open access to 438 peer-reviewed journals
Pew Charitable Trust - studies and information on a wide range of subjects
Poynter Institute - the Poynters started in Kokomo!; Leaders in journalism from St. Petersburg, FL
Scrivener Software - software program for writers/journalists
Society of Environmental Journalists - environment watchdogs
Society of Professional Journalists - set the standards for journalists
Source Watch - independent investigative journalism


Pesticides

Beyond Pesticides - information on pesticides and alternatives
Dr. Nancy Swanson - about pesticides, health, wildlife, and much more
Dr. Stephanie Seneff - MIT Senior Research Scientist; about GMOs and Glyphosate
Earth Open Source - scientific research reporting on GMOs and pesticides
Field Watch/ Drift Watch (about pesticides) - designed by staff from Purdue
Glyphosate Articles - misc.
Kids on the Front Line - Executive Summary
Kids on the Front Line - Full report
My Food Stuff - the poisoning of our food
National Pesticide Information Center - objective, science based information about pesticides
Pesticide Info (Pesticide Database) - Pesticide Action Network (PAN) database on pesticides
Pesticide Action Network of North America - advancing alternatives to pesticides worldwide
Robyn O'Brien - Food's Erin Brockovich

EPA Toxic Release Database - EPA data on toxic chemicals in environment


Politics and More

Drudge Report
Howey Politics
- Mostly about Indiana politics
Huffington Post
Harold Andersen "As I See It" - column by Past Publisher/ The Omaha World-Herald
Indiana Policy Review - Indiana and local issues
On The Issues - candidate and office holder positions on issues
Politico
Real Clear Politics
The Daily Beast
The Daily Caller


Scientific Papers

Academia Edu - site for sharing of scientific papers; many unpublished in journals
America's Health Rankings - not good, we are not a healthy nation; annual reports by state
eLife Journal - open source journal for biomedical and life sciences
e-Science Central - access to open access scientific journals and papers
Hindawi Publishing Corporation - open access to 438 peer-reviewed journals
Independent Science News - the other side of science
OMICS International - directory of open access journals


Seeds, Supplies, Gardening and more

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - Old fashioned varieties gardeners love best!
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds - 1400 heirloom seeds; see their Facebook page, too.
Burgess Seed & Plant Co. - seeds and plants; Bloomington, IL
Growers Supply - greenhouses, gardening and nursery supplies
Gurney's Seed & Nursery Co. - seed and nursery supplies; Greendale, IN
Organic Seed Growers - trade association to protect, promote, and develop organic seeds
Pactiv Foodservice/Food Packaging - packaging products for foodservice and foods
Pollinator Partnership - all about bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, and more
Pollinator Guide for Indiana and all of the Eastern Broadleaf Forest
Seed Savers Exchange - dedicated to saving & sharing heirloom seeds
Spectrum Seed - premium non-GMO seed corn; Linden, IN
Urban Farmer Seeds - organic seed and garden supplies & education; Westfield, IN


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