Posted by: cindydyer | October 7, 2009

Mary Ellen Ryall Granted Scholarship

HeadShotWe are honored to announce that Mary Ellen Ryall, Executive Director of Happy Tonics, has been given a scholarship to attend the 13th Annual Food Security Conference, 10-13 October 2009, in Des Moines, Iowa. The focus is on Commodity to Community: Food Politics and Projects in the Heartland. Visit to learn more about growing healthy farms, people and communities.

Happy Tonics along with many other organizations around the USA are working to promote growing our own food closer to home using green methods and far less energy. Happy Tonics a nonprofit organization is committed to sustainability of our food, the monarch butterfly and Mother Earth. We are deeply committed to biodiversity of native crops and Say No to GMO! Farm Aid has created the Farmer to Farmer Campaign on Genetic Engineering. Visit to learn more. According to Farm Aid, “Due to the extremely unpredictable nature of genetic experimentation, new food toxins, allergens or diseases can and have resulted from genetic engineering.”

We have a choice in how we feed ourselves and our families. Pick up a hoe and tend the earth. Mother nature will provide if we work with her.



  1. Awesome blog!

    I thought about starting my own blog too but I’m just too lazy so, I guess Ill just have to keep checking yours out.

  2. Thanks, Savannah. Cindy Dyer creates this blog for Happy Tonics, Inc. She is one dynamic graphic artist and photographer at

    Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you back soon.

    Happy day,
    Mary Ellen

  3. I really enjoyed reading this blogpost, keep up creating such exciting posts.

    • Hi coorwarWern, Thank you for visiting this blog and video on Food Security Issues. We are pleased that you commented and enjoyed reading the blogpost.

      Happy holidays, Cindy (Blog master) and Mary Ellen (author)

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