13 Nov '11, 10pm

Brooklyn's Farmers Market and CSA | Care2 Causes

Brooklyn's Farmers Market and CSA | Care2 Causes

Recently in Southern California there have been news stories about commercial, non-organic farmers who are alleged to be misrepresenting themselves at local farmers markets. Some produce vendors have been caught selling bulk food intended for retail sales. Other vendors imply that their vegetables are organic but cannot show verification. Naturally, this has made a lot of folks cautious about where their food actually comes from, even at the local farmers markets. There is another way to see this story though: Food shoppers want clean, un-contaminated food. The true organic food business is hugh: a multi-billion dollar business. Yes, there are unethical people and businesses that will try to take advantage in order to access that money flow, but for every problem there can be a solution. Perhaps these folks in Brooklyn have the right idea. This is an example of a market ar...

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