27 Jun '11, 5pm

A Twenty-year Vision for Organic Agriculture

Responding to questions like this presumes some basic assumptions, like any one of us would have the sense of "sight" required to assess the incredible variables in human consumption, resource allocation, government decisions and corporate accountability nature will throw at us in the context of agriculture. We do know for sure that everything is connected. As I write this, four nuclear power plants are in various stages of meltdown in Japan, near genocidal wars are underway in the Ivory Coast and Libya with religious conflagrations simmering across Asia and the Middle East. Climate change is clearly impacting food production in some parts of the world (mostly noticeable by the increase of extreme weather events) leading to import/export disruptions and in a few cases food riots. The industrial world's first response: silver bullet genetic engineering of cross species gene...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23510.cfm

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