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  1. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Organic or not?

    Not sure but there's a couple of words with 'z' rather than 's' so probably American yeah.
  2. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Organic or not?

    The author links to this article that explains that statement.
  3. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Organic or not?

    Excerpt from a longer article titled 'Organic isn't vegan'



    http://pythagoreancrank.com/?p=3134
  4. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Organic or not?

    Sorry, I'll go back to eating my synthetic cucumber.
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    Re: Organic or not?

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  6. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    ^ Makes sense. Not fairer prices for the customer though! :D
  7. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    Having read a few of your posts you seem to worry a terrible amount about what you put in to your body. Please try not to overthink these things, stay vegan but make sure you don't burn yourself out...
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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    I got a couple of responses...





    So, not quite veganic but not bad, seems to be mostly plant based fertilisers and manure, at least it's not blood/fish/bone.

    I'm still expecting a couple...
  9. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    Yeah, a couple of them are both the growers and suppliers. They all seem to be very transparent about their products and happy to answer questions so hopefully I'll get at least one response.
  10. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    I've fired off a load of emails to companies that do organic veg box schemes, hopefully they'll be able to shed some light on it.
  11. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    Presumably in order to be "working with" them they must have an interest in the subject and therefore aren't likely to be a neutral source.
  12. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic (or not?)

    Thought this article was interesting, compare the sources for organic and inorganic fertilisers.


    Understanding Fertilisers
  13. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 reasons to go organic....or not?

    And organic food grown well can be as nutritious as conventional food especially if grown badly.
  14. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Reasons to go - or not go - organic...

    The thing about that article is it's comparing what they call 'low-intensive methods' to organic farming and only in developing countries.

    It is explained further down in the article why;


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  15. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Reasons to go - or not go - organic...

    With the lower crop yields of organic production more land is needed... hence more habitat destruction.
  16. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: 10 Top Reasons to Go Organic

    ^ But with non organic far less manure is used, I'd rather less was used than it come from "happy" dead animals.
  17. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Organic Food Myths

    The use of fertilisers in non-organic farming is by far less intense than the use of fertilisers in organic farming. Just because the fertilisers are 'synthetic' doesn't automatically make them...
  18. Thread: Organic or not?

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    Re: Organic Food Myths

    Why do you say that? I assume you don't agree with it?
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    Organic Food Myths

    Organic Food Myths

    Skeptoid #19
    January 05, 2007
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    Today we're going to put on our tie dyed shirt, grow our hair long and dirty, claim hatred for...
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