Category: Organic Farming

Eat Organic: For You, the Animals and the Eart…

For the writing class I am taking this semester, we are required to write an argumentative scene or screenplay on a topic we’re passionate about. I decided to write mine on the importance of eating organic. The paper was inspired by episode 78 of The Healthy Maven podcast by Davida who interviewed Gary Hirshberg from Stonyfield Organic.

I hope you all are able to learn more about the importance…

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An Organic New Zealand Odyssey | Organic Matte…

An Organic New Zealand Odyssey | Organic Matters

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fern-1540867As you read this, I may be streaming over the largest body of water on the planet. The Pacific will beckon as I careen across the International Date Line, south to my favorite island nation, Aotearoa, literally the land of the long white cloud according to the Maori tongue. It is also known as New Zealand.

I do not come all this way just to visit my beloved organic apple…

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Economic growth from Organic farming in Africa…

Economic growth from Organic farming in Africa | 108 Renewable

Most of the GDP in developed countries comes from the manufacturing and service sectors of the economy, with very little GDP from agriculture.

My NW Montana Garden – As the Crow Flies The …

My NW Montana Garden – As the Crow Flies

The first frost has come, at a typical time for Northwest Montana. In the throes of moving, we’ve clipped the last of our green tomatoes and pulled a  few prize parsnips.

Airy + Activism-Driven: The Eaton Hotel, Washi…

Airy + Activism-Driven: The Eaton Hotel, Washington, DC – COOL HUNTING

At the corner of K and 12th St NW in Washington, DC, the Eaton Hotel is open—after a weekend of exciting launch events. Situated half a mile from The White House in one direction and a Trump-branded hotel in the other, Eaton is focused on changing the world—but Eaton exists on the opposite end of the spectrum as the aforementioned property. “The original inspiration for me was how to use a…

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Growing Now! (October) – Hawkins Homestead Far…

Growing Now! (October) – Hawkins Homestead Farm

By HAWKINS HOMESTEAD FARM

October means that Fall is here and we can all look forward to cooler temperatures or so we hope! Here on the farm, we are enjoying the change in season with a change in vegetables.

Last month we talked to you about the colors of Fall and matched up those colors with our organic seasonal produce. Our biggest achievement in the garden for the Fall season so far has been…

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Organic farming – 2: | CHS-SACHETAN

Organic farming – 2: | CHS-SACHETAN

Some problems

Transition

Navin Ramankutty, professor of global food security and sustainability from the University of British Columbia, in Canada, says the crop failures in Sikkim are common when farmers switch to organic farming. “When a farmer transitions from conventional to organic agriculture, you are suddenly removing all the synthetic inputs you had previously been applying, but at the…

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Organic farming 1: some advantages | CHS-SACHE…

Organic farming 1: some advantages | CHS-SACHETAN

The 1960s green revolution, when the Indian government imported grain and farming techniques from the west, initially produced dramatic increases in yield, and new prosperity for farmers, especially in northern states such as Punjab and Haryana. 

3 reasons why I am an Organic Farmer – food fo…

3 reasons why I am an Organic Farmer – food for thought

BY KANIKA VERMA

flower_1.jpgIt’s all about the money, honey!

We all love organic food – it’s good for the environment and it’s good for our bodies.  But let’s face it; organic food is mostly accessible to the elite and the upper middle class. The average Joe and ordinary Jane like you and me still find it unaffordable because it is considered so ‘exotic’.

The irony is that ‘Organic’ and ‘Exotic’ are…

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Discover About The Fascinating world of Organi…

Discover About The Fascinating world of Organic Farming!! – KANAKLATA ORGANIC FARM

By KANAKLATAORGANICFARM

Organic Farming

Organic Farming

Organic farming is a method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones.

Organic production is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil…

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