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
http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/organic-food-no-more-nutritious-than-conventionally-grown-food-201209055264

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=10.1.1.362.6021&rep=rep1&type=pdf