Friday, September 14, 2007

Organic Can Be Less Expensive

"The recent syndicated column attacking the value of organics has two big problems. First, it is suspiciously similar to a national effort by chemical companies to discredit organic. Second, and more important, organic food is better for your health, and organic agriculture is better for the environment. Which isn't to say that local isn't important, too.

But back to organic. "Organic" is two fairly different things: a system of agriculture based on soil health and natural systems and a marketing label controlled (not always well) by the government."

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