17 Jun '11, 5pm

Organic Gardening Is Simple, Easy, Affordable

It is very easy to do, and you can start reaping rewards from your hard work in as little as two weeks. Last week I was in Krogers and needed a green pepper for a recipe I was making, and was taken back at the cost for that one pepper - $1 each (not per pound). I simply walked away and found a substitute for the pepper. Tomatoes, bananas, potatoes are on the high end now too, and this was NOT in the "organic" section of the produce department. It's sad that so many people are sticker-shocked when they go in the grocery store anymore. I often hear how organic food is more expensive than other foods, and it seems as if they are almost a level playing field now. Without a doubt, everyone is paying more for food than they used to - yet wages are not going up. To combat this, you should start by collecting "heirloom" seeds (seeds that were gathered pre-Monsanto). You do not wan...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23457.cfm

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