Farming for Real
Critics say futuristic schemes and rigid insistence on organic methods undermine farmers' efforts to gradually improve agriculture.
The source: “Spoiled: Organic and Local Is So 2008” by Paul Roberts, in Mother Jones, March–April 2009.
The $4 heirloom tomato is not going to save the world, writes Paul Roberts, author of The End of Food (2008). Organic farming, locally grown vegetables, and vertical pea patches won’t feed 6.7 billion people...