cut flowers are one of the world’s most pesticide-intensive crops. Flower workers, of which there are roughly 200,000 worldwide, pay the heaviest price.
While the organic food sector is soaring in the U.S.—it ‘s the fastest-growing segment of the food industry—the government has done little to encourage it.
The United States is the world’s largest producer of soybeans, although you wouldn’t know that from the American diet, which mostly takes in soy from soy sauce. But soy can serve as an alternative to meat or milk, create new organic inks and prevent certain kinds of cancer. Asians have known about these benefits for […]