Tag Archives: organic

Plants Don’t Have Problems

As a preteenĀ I wished that all humans would disappear from the planet and the beauty of nature would be left to flourish unhindered. I imagined I would be offered a big red button and IĀ could annihilate the human race with … Continue reading

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On Farming, Animals, and the Environment

The way I see it, being labeled organic really shouldn’t stand in the way of choosing environmentally friendlier methods. Looking at the evidence I can find, sadly at this time this seems to be the case. Continue reading

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Delving Deeper into the Roots of Organic

I would love to hear news of the organic agricultural movement getting ready to adopt a more evidence-based approach, no longer shunning methods solely on the claims of not being ‘natural’ enough.
And who knows, maybe it will happen? Continue reading

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Natural Assumptions

Iida writes of her attempt to defend organic, of the risks of repeating slogans, and of how pieces of worldview are built and change, sometimes as easily as with a comment or two. Continue reading

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