'Culture change' is bringing boost to organic food

Clarke, Philip
January 2007
Farmers Weekly;1/26/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the benefits of changes in British food culture to organic producers according to Soil Association policy director Peter Melchett. There is growing demand for locally supplied, good quality food from systems that enhanced the countryside and benefited wildlife. He noted the lower greenhouse gas emissions associated with organic food. He believed that yield increases in the developing world from sustainable farming practices would outweigh yield loss in the developed world.


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