Organic Can Feed the World

Posted on by Michael Caplan

Barry Estabrook of The Atlantic wrote a well reasoned rebuttal to the common argument against the viability of organic agriculture to feed the word.  Estabrook does a decent job siting the evidence that shows organics are not just viable, but imperative.  In sum:

Given that the current food production system, which is really a 75-year-old experiment, leaves nearly one billion of the world's seven billion humans seriously undernourished today, the onus should be on the advocates of agribusiness to prove their model can feed a future population of nine billion -- not the other way around.

Well said Mr. Estabrook.  Read on.

 


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