Wednesday, April 21, 2010

GreenSpace: A call to make all food organic

"Not long ago, Maria Rodale got fed up and decided to speak out. The result is Organic Manifesto, a feisty, I-can't-take-it-any-more diatribe about the ills of chemical farming.

She shows her radical stripes as early as Page 4: "We are all being poisoned, contaminated, sterilized and eventually exterminated by the synthetic chemicals we have used for the last 100 years to grow our food."

The alternative - the imperative - is to insist on organically grown food, which she says will cure our bodies and save the planet.

Rodale's organic passion runs deep. She's the granddaughter of J.I. Rodale, known as the father of organic gardening. Her father followed suit."

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