Why Organic?

Why Organic

On the shortlist of major causes that affect the stability of the biosphere, factory food systems are very near the top. Proponents of the return to organic food, claim that big ‘Ag’s current energy and petrochemical intensive systems are toxic and too centralized. Petroleum based industrial agriculture is a major contributor to climate change and continues to damage air, water, soil, and a rapidly growing number of species. Tune in to hear how grass roots organizations across the US are working to clean up our mainstream food supply by going local and organic.

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Alexsis Baden-Mayer
Organic Consumers Assoc. Wash DC

Organic Consumers Association
6771 South Silver Hill Drive, Finland MN 55603
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Activist or Media Inquiries: 218-226-4164

Jeff Moyer
The Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
www.rodaleinstitute.org

http://www.dirtthemovie.org/

http://www.acespace.org/teachers/climate-education-statistics

http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/20080425/gw6

http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/20090806/gw1

http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/20091119/gwr_

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