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The good food news of 2011 [ Grist blog item]

 

English: Organic cultivation of mixed vegetabl...

English organic farm

The good food news of 2011 [Grist]

Among the topics

1. Urban farming is flourishing.

3. Local food isn’t just delicious and eco-

5. We don’t need industrial ag to feed the world.

The results of a long-term study by the Rodale Institute also proved that organic farming is just as productive as conventional, and better at building soil (this is key, since “yield” is at the heart of the “feed the world” discussion).

8. Food access got more attention.

January 3, 2012 Posted by | Nutrition | , , | Leave a comment

   

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