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Organic manifesto : how organic farming can heal our planet, feed the world, and keep us safe

Author: Maria Rodale
Publisher: New York, NY : Rodale : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, ©2010.
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The chairman of health-and-fitness publisher Rodale argues that modern organic farming practices are the best defense against global environmental destruction and a looming health crisis.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Rodale
ISBN: 9781605294858 1605294853
OCLC Number: 430839681
Description: xvi, 208 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: We have poisoned our soil, our water, and our air --
We have poisoned ourselves and our children --
Chemical farming today --
The birth of our chemical addiction --
How industry and the government have betrayed us --
Organic farming today --
The truth about modern organic farming --
Five solutions that might save us.
Other Titles: How organic farming can heal our planet, feed the world, and keep us safe
Responsibility: Maria Rodale ; foreword by Eric Schlosser.

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Sheds light on the state of 21st century farming. This book examines the unholy alliances that have formed between the chemical companies that produce fertilizer and genetically altered seeds, the  Read more...

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Granddaughter to Rodale's founder, and its current CEO, the author offers a passionate, evenhanded, nonacademic argument for the overall wisdom (economical and ecological) for farming organic. Deeply Read more...

 
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