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Organic farming may be outgrowing its ideals

Organic farming may be outgrowing its ideals | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Even as more Americans buy foods labeled organic, the products are moving away from a traditional emphasis on local growing and limited environmental strain.

 

Organic farming has changed for the years; it is not just the small private farms of yesteryear.  How have increasing consumer demand, economies of scale and expanding markets reshaped the geographic patterns of organic farming?  How is the transportation of agricultural products reconfiguring the networks?   


Via Seth Dixon, Julie Nguyen
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Understanding "Eat Local"

Understanding "Eat Local" | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

This Oregon-based infographic succinctly summarizes the local food movement and taps into the cultural ethos that permeates the growing number of consumers that are demanding more home-grown products.


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NOVA/Frontline Harvest of Fear 1/12

In "Harvest of Fear," FRONTLINE and NOVA explore the intensifying debate over genetically-modified (gm) food crops. Interviewing scientists, farmers, biotech...

Via Marc Crawford , Mankato East High School, Harmony Social Studies
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