Thursday, December 10, 2009

Can Organic Agriculture Feed the World?

One of the perceptions about organic food is that it is a nice idea if you can afford it, but it isn't efficient enough to feed the world's population. This article published in Organic Valley Co-op's newsletter "Rootstock" is a good analysis of the inefficiencies of conventional agriculture and the benefits of organic farming. If you are curious about the politics of feeding the masses, read this article