Organic Farming Not Better for the Environment

acshlogo“Organic Farms Yield 20% Fewer Crops than Conventional Farms,” By Alex Berezow.organic_label_apple
People buy organic food for many different reasons, most of which are factually incorrect. Quite possibly the biggest myth about organic food is that it is grown without pesticides. That is simply untrue. Others have been led to believe that organic food is healthier and tastier* than conventionally grown food. Those myths have also been busted. Another justification for organic food is that it is more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Those myths, too, already have been exposed, but a new paper in PLoS ONE puts another nail into the coffin. Read more.

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