Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco
Today we look at a newly proposed ordinance which would prohibit the sale, application and storage of synthetic pesticides in the town of Blue Hill, with exemptions, including for commercial agriculture. (www.bluehillhealthyecosystem.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Blue-Hill-Healthy-EcoSystem-Ordinance-3-1.pdf)
We also hear part of a talk hosted by the Blue Hill Healthy Ecosystems group by organic farmer, agricultural researcher, author and educator, Eliot Coleman.
On January 14th the Blue Hill Healthy Ecosystem campaign will host an talk on the effects of pesticide on human health, with naturopath Dr, Marley Sachsman. The event will be held at 7pm at the Blue Hill Public Library.