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Organic V. Conventional. Is That Really The Question


Environment  (tags: organic, farming )

Lovechild
- 907 days ago - fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com
Conventional agriculture is not an option for the 21st century, loaded as it is with intolerable costs to our children's health, our soil, water, biodiversity and even ecosystem function.



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Yulan Lawson (156)
Saturday May 5, 2012, 5:52 pm
It's getting to this. Rainforests too are facing the choice of do we exist or will we change?
 

Jason S. (57)
Saturday May 5, 2012, 7:58 pm
thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 6, 2012, 4:34 am
thank you
 

John Gregoire (258)
Sunday May 6, 2012, 5:44 am
What is neede is the removal of current subsidies and a complete boycot of beef. pork and milk products. We are responsible by our demands for the problem.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 6, 2012, 9:12 am
Thanks, interesting.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (84)
Sunday May 6, 2012, 4:03 pm
noted thanks !
 

Danuta Watola (1207)
Monday May 7, 2012, 3:28 am
noted
 

N B. (0)
Monday May 7, 2012, 4:10 am
thanks
 

yana dimitrova (37)
Monday May 7, 2012, 6:03 am
Thank you.
 

yana dimitrova (37)
Monday May 7, 2012, 6:03 am
Thank you.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Monday May 7, 2012, 6:04 am
Thank you.
 

paul m. (93)
Monday May 7, 2012, 8:33 am

Thank you...
 

Arielle S. (314)
Monday May 7, 2012, 8:38 am
It's not a lack of food - ridiculous amounts of food get thrown away every day. It comes down to companies like Monsanto who want to control the food - all of it - and whether or not we will allow that. This is serious war - do we fight or do we surrender?
 

Lovechilde L. (3)
Monday May 7, 2012, 10:39 am
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Joan McAllister (1083)
Monday May 7, 2012, 11:06 am
Thanks for posting. Lovechild
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Monday May 7, 2012, 1:25 pm
Noted with thanks Lovechild.
We should be focusing on what investments are needed to bring organic systems to scale. Conventional agriculture is simply not an option for todays world,with intolerable costs to children's health, our soil, water, biodiversity, and even ecosystems functions.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 7, 2012, 3:22 pm
Organic V. Conventional. Is That Really The Question

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Tom Edgar (56)
Monday May 7, 2012, 4:16 pm
CONVENTIONAL IS ORGANIC. Until the twentieth century most of the world's food was produced without chemical pesticides, fungicides, or other poisons. Natural IS Organic anything else is unnatural. This doesn't mean that ALL chemical intervention must cease but, as in human medication, a more sensible approach is necessary.

I was appalled to see a friend injecting antibiotics into new born pigs IN CASE they became sick. A healthier environment would have been preferable. Once again this doesn't mean vaccinations of infants is inherently bad. Certainly better than the proliferation of Tuberculosis, Measles, Polio, and a myriad other diseases common when I was young.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 7, 2012, 5:27 pm
If we always purchase Organic (never "natural", which is GMO and pesticide infused!) produce, tofu, etc, and stop giving our money in exchange for animals as food, this Earth Mother can regain some lost ground, as can Spirit, wild life, indigenous people, bees, and the elements. (even if we think only of our selves, we will see that eating commercially raised animals translates into massive pollution, water waste, and pollutes our bodies with the same GMOS and PESTICIDES that are legally labelled as being "natural")
 
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