As an organic gardener, nutrition educator and supporter and campaigner for the Green Party in New Zealand, I’ve often wondered why people just haven’t got it yet. Commercially grown food, high in spray residues, is unhealthy for the consumer and for the environment. Let’s trust that those in power continue to make intelligent choices and that people continue to support their local farmers markets and organic growers. Cuba has shown that an entire nation can be fed organically. Our forefathers were. They knew nothing but organic. How soon we forget.

Here’s something from the NY Times that I find very positive:

Is a Food Revolution Now in Season?

From: The New York Times | March 22, 2009

Advocates of organic and locally grown food have found a receptive ear in the White House, which has vowed to encourage a more nutritious and sustainable food supply. Read more at The New York Times »


John Haines is the author of In Search of Simplicity: A True Story that Changes Lives