Seeds of Change: Sustainable Farming


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Essay #: 072686
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Seeds of Change: Sustainable Farming
Sustainable, holistic farming works. It is ecologically and economically sound. It is the kind of farming that should be shared with other countries, especially those who are populated with peasant farmers who are struggling to survive. With its integrative approach that protects the land and replenishes natural areas while planting multiple crops that work together to naturally control pests and fertilize depleted soils, it allows farmers to reap nutritional crops for their own consumption, as well as plant cash crops, while respecting the cultural aspects of local farming. It also has the potential to avoid government interference, expensive subsidies, and corruption that erupts around demanding...
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.....esources to too few, might well be mitigated by the proliferation of self-sustaining farms. Instead of solving problems, giant farms are creating more environmental and economic disasters. I had no idea until I read this article the profound impact that food conglomerates had on the worldwide economic crisis. I am beginning to rethink what I eat and how I shop for food. And I’m losing my appetite.
Breakfast: Scrambled a couple eggs, added some cheddar cheese, and squeezed a couple oranges for juice. It had a much better flavor than the processed juice.
Stopped for my usual Starbucks coffee on the way to start my day.
Lunch: Green salad, bowl of split pea soup with crackers, and milk.
Dinner: Steak, baked potato, corn, glass of (local) wine.