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  • Odd as I am sure it will appear to some, I can think of no better form of personal involvement in the cure of the environment than that of gardening. A person who is growing a garden, if he is growing it organically, is improving a piece of the world. He is producing something to eat, which makes him somewhat independent of the grocery business, but he is also enlarging, for himself, the meaning of food and the pleasure of eating.

  • Far from being a “luxury for the rich,” organic farming may turn out to be a necessity not just for the poor, but for everyone.

    Luxury   May   Rich  
  • Organic farming appealed to me because it involved searching for and discovering nature's pathways, as opposed to the formulaic approach of chemical farming. The appeal of organic farming is boundless; this mountain has no top, this river has no end.

    Food   Rivers   Mountain  
    Eliot Coleman (1995). “The New Organic Grower: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener, 2nd Edition”, p.288, Chelsea Green Publishing
  • If everybody switched to organic farming, we couldn't support the earth's current population - maybe half.

  • So organic farming practices are something that, to me, are interlinked with the idea of using biodiesel.

  • Organic farming is personal.

  • Organic farming is about buying out of a corrupt, illegal and dishonest system.

  • With wrong farming methods, we turn fertile land into desert. Unless we go back to organic farming and save the soil, there is no future.

    Love   Life   Land  
  • To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.

    Life   Nature   Humility  
    Mahatma Gandhi (1967). “The Mind of Mahatma Gandhi”, p.379, Rajpal & Sons
  • An organic farmer is the best peacemaker today, because there is more violence, more death, more destruction, more wars, through a violent industrial agricultural system. And to shift away from that into an agriculture of peace is what organic farming is doing.

    War   Agriculture   Today  
  • Organic farming has been shown to provide major benefits for wildlife and the wider environment. The best that can be said about genetically engineered crops is that they will now be monitored to see how much damage they cause.

  • It is vitally important that we can continue to say, with absolute conviction, that organic farming delivers the highest quality, best-tasting food, produced without artificial chemicals or genetic modification, and with respect for animal welfare and the environment, while helping to maintain the landscape and rural communities.

  • Had today's technophobic zealots [environmental activists] been in charge in previous centuries, we would have to roll human progress back to the Middle Ages - and beyond, since even fire, the wheel and organic farming pose risks, and none would have passed the "absolute safety" test the zealots demand. Putting them in charge now would mean an end to progress, and perpetual deprivation for inhabitants of developing nations.

    Mean   Fire   Safety  
  • It is now 14 years since I first suggested that organic farming might have some benefits and ought to be taken seriously. I shall never forget the vehemence of the reaction.. much of it coming from the sort of people who regard agriculture as an industrial process, with production as the sole yardstick of success.

  • There are 6.6 billion people on the planet today. With organic farming we could only feed four billion of them. Which two billion would volunteer to die?

    Two   People   Volunteer  
  • ...there's no such thing as sustainability. There are just levels of it. It's a process, not a real goal. All you can do is work toward it. There's no such thing as any sustainable economy. The only thing I know that's even close to sustainable economic activity would be organic farming on a very small scale or hunting and gathering on a very small scale. And manufacturing, you end up with way more waste than you end up with finished product. It's totally unsustainable. It's just the way it is.

    Business   Real   Hunting  
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