Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Organic food no more nutritious than conventionally grown food

This article at Harvard Health Publications reviews a super study of 250 studies on nutritional value of organic vs conventionally farmed produce.  Shows 30% less pesticides in organic but little or no difference in nutritional value

Monday, April 3, 2017

Soil Fertility and Biodiversity in Organic Farming by Maeder

Great article on organic farming vs traditional farming pluses and minuses http://www.ask-force.org/web/Organic/Maeder-Organicfarming-2002.pdf

African farmers save the soil

Great article on how African farmers are replenishing their soils without chemical fertilizers  http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=