Organic Food: The Big Happy Lie

Organic Food: The Big Happy Lie

While many consumers prefer organic products, the cost, resources, and lower yields are such that scaling organic production is highly problematic, if not impossible.

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    WASHINGTON -- A field of vegetables glistening in the sun, happy cows grazing in green pastures ... However, some argue that the trend of big companies scooping up the organic market makes organic food more accessible to those who don't have access to ...
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