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Right now, Hawaii is a major battleground in the fight for pesticide regulation.
Denmark’s organic movement is growing like gangbusters. Here’s why that’s important and why it’s good for people’s health and food security in Denmark.
Vladimir Putin wants Russia to not only begin producing all of its own food but become a world leader in organic agriculture.
Organic farming in Cuba is the norm by default. Now that U.S.-Cuban relations are improving, what will the future of Cuba’s food production look like?
Climate change is about more than just hotter summers. As the world heats up, we’re also expected to see more extreme weather and increased incidences of drought. That presents challenges to the farmers producing our food, and according to research from the Rodale Institute, the answer may be organic farming.
We always knew the attempt to eat organic, local, vegan, environmentally-friendly and sustainably would be a hard bargain. Now, the organic market is facing only the beginning of its scrutiny.
Last month, we published a commentary by Mr. Mischa Popoff entitled “Is it Organic?” The article questioned the integrity of the organic label and The Cornucopia Institute. Mark Kastel from the Cornucopia Institute reached out earlier this week with their response to Popoff’s piece.
(Sources and much more info, linked below this text) In putting together this infographic (I have a larger version of the image if anyone wants it) it struck me that nearly all of the Monsanto endeavors I chose to highlight here, rode the same wave of public opinion. In regards to nuclear weapons, DDT, PCBs, […]
Please forgive me for the long piece. But as someone with a lot of knowledge about pesticides and their use, and organic, new and novel farming techniques, I found this article by Scientific American to be an appalling hit piece against non-conventional agriculture. It’s so laden with misdirection, half truths and outright lies that I feel the need to address it directly.
New analysis highlights organic agriculture as an eco-friendly means of improving livelihoods and preserving natural resources.
One of Becky’s recent posts raised the question of what separates agroecological farming from organic farming. Although agroecological farming shares some of the same principals as organic farming, agroecology is not associated with a particular type of agriculture. Conventional and organic farms alike can take an agroecological approach to managing farmland. What is agroecology? Agroecology […]
The following is a brief review of the first part of Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe. Included are some key highlights as well. I was raised on organic foods and try to buy organic whenever possible. Yet, when I read the title of this […]