Mother Jones on the Limits of Organic Food

Mother Jones has a long piece on alternative forms of agriculture.  I won’t try and summarize the article, but it hits a lot of pet obsessions of mine: the limits of organic and local food and the existence of environmentally friendly alternatives to organic food, written from a perspective that’s sympathetic to the broad goals of the organic movement.  (Side note: I didn’t really find the associated Michael Pollan interview to be that great.  He’s probably overextended).

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Apologies that this and the last post were glorified link posts.  I’ve mostly tried to stop doing that, unless the link is too good, or I have something to add.  Otherwise, I’ve been sticking links I want to share in the sidebar.  For those who have the privilege of reading what I share on google reader, the lists partially overlap, but are non-identical.

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