Organic Farming Movement (Agrocology)

Groups are forming around the organic farming movement, that suggest that the corporate or industrial style farming is destroying our soils[1] and creating problems like green house gasses. The organic farming movement thinks that it’s possible to regenerate our soils and create sustainable farming practices. Some, like @LA_CHEFs feel that this style of farming is particularly suited to small businesses, and even individual farmers that might exist in many poorer nations; but reluctantly accept that corporations and big business could operate organic style farms that will regenerate the soils also (by possibly using costly automation[2] to reduce labor costs).

This following infographic is headed agroecology, but it can also apply to organic farming:

📌 Agroecology vs industrial agriculture [infographic]: #sustainable #agriculture

📌 @LA_CHEFs ( feels that large corporate/industrial style farming is harming our planet.

📌 The Christensen Fund (mentioned on the infographic) [website]:

📌 Soil: Our Climate Ally Underfoot (it’s full of little life) [video]:  via @LA_CHEFs

📌 SOIL CARBON COWBOYS (also work to get the pollinators back—no herbicides, pesticides?) [video]: via @LA_CHEFs

SOIL CARBON COWBOYS (better water cycle, more healthy cattle) [video]:  via @LA_CHEFs

📌 Apparently grain is not good for cattle:

📌 Small Scale Farmers Cool the Planet (putting carbon back into the soil) [video]:

📌 Our soil could be dead in 60 years #Transition; The Venus Project; Resource Based Economy; #RBE #TVP via @LA_CHEFs

📌 Organic No-Till Weed Management (weeds management, mulch) [video]: #cover #crops

Gabe Brown: Keys To Building a Healthy Soil :  #Transition #TVP #RBE #Life; The Venus Project via @LA_CHEFs

📌 Keys To Building a Healthy Soil : #Transition #TVP #RBE #Life #Insects-(49:15); The Venus Project

Non related video support:

📌 No dig gardening, No till farming, Mulching, Living mulch :  #Transition; The Venus Project #RBE #Food_Web

In response to “Cheap Human Labor:” 📌 The Venus Project feels we will continue 2 automate: Strawberry Picking Robot : #RBE

📌 #LA_Chefs — U.N. Urges Eating Insects; 8 Popular Bugs to Try [article]:

📌 #LA_Chefs (@LA_CHEFs) has gone through some effort to counter #Cowspiracy [article]: and feels such approaches is damaging the chances of having rational discussions about real solutions, or even to find real solutions.

End Notes



a) “i abhor factory methods of animal husbandry…so there’s no argument there”

b) “… wants lrge corp farms who can afford tht tech?yep nothin like more consolidation demandin more monocrop” (sarcastic: dislike of mono-corps, large organizations, and costly technology that most small farmers can’t afford):



Last edited in Oct 2015
Gharr is currently in hiatus: “I miss writing all those articles, and sharing all those great things, and ideas on the internet.” 2015

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