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“More to Organics than Stanford Study”

I do miss my bi-monthly fix of Mother Jones’ smart investigative journalism.  Here is Tom Philpott blog post from the Mother Jones’ site addressing the misleading information from the Stanford study.  5 Ways the Stanford Study Sells Organics Short.

I believe that beyond nutrition, we should also look at the environmental impacts of conventional vs. organic, and, more importantly, we should consider the many benefits of the sustainable and diverse family farm rather than the monoculture of industrial agribusiness.  I believe that if a comprehensive study is done on the many family farms who work hard to create thriving, diverse farms in order to be healthful and sustainable versus the monoculture industrialized farms, whether they be conventional or organic certified, that we will find numerous benefits of the diverse family farm.