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Do you ever wonder why organic food is so expensive? Ali Partovi explains that it’s not because the food is more expensive to grow – find out the real reason why you pay more for organic.
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Publications & Reports
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals – Michael Pollan, August 2007
Danish Pork Industry – Lessons to be Learned. Iowa State University Extension, 2005.
Can Organic Farming Feed Us All? WorldWatch Institute, June 2006.
Can Organic Food Feed the World? McGill University, April 2012.
We Are What We Eat. Nielsen, January 2015.
Organic cropland for cash? Yes, please! – Ali Partovi on Jim Cramer’s CNBC show “Mad Money”.
Where to Follow Ali Partovi
- What are the pros and cons of buying organic food?
- At 2:07, Ali shares eye-opening statistics which demonstrate that the devoted organic shopper profile is identical to the general United States profile. Do you think most people are aware of this? What don’t we hear these statistics more frequently?
- Shop in Season Many products are less expensive when they are purchased in season. Whether you are buying flowers or a bag of cherries, it’s worth it to see what’s in store in terms of deals on seasonal products.
- Explore farm stands and farmers markets.
- Become a member of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)! Find it on Eat Well Guide
- Community supported agriculture, or CSA, is emerging as a convenient and cost-effective way to buy organic products. A single CSA share can provide you with affordable access to a wide range of organic products!
- Go to Change Food’s Tumblr site to share and give us feedback on your experiences.