How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe
On Sale: March 4, 2010
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Self-Help Health | Non-Fiction Gardening
Rodale was founded on the belief that organic gardening
is the key to better health both for us and for the planet,
and never has this message been more urgent. Now Maria
Rodale, chairman of Rodale, sheds new light on the
state of 21st century farming. She examines the unholy
alliances that have formed between the chemical companies
that produce fertilizer and genetically altered seeds, the
agricultural educational system that is virtually subsidized
by those same companies, and the government agencies in
thrall to powerful lobbyists, all of which perpetuate
dangerous farming practices and deliberate misconceptions
about organic farming and foods. Interviews with government
officials, doctors, scientists, and farmers from coast to
coast bolster her position that chemical-free farming may be
the single most effective tool we have to protect our
environment and, even more important, our
Early Show - March 16, 2010
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