[Homestead] Small-scale farming a growing trend
bobford79 at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 10 20:44:13 EDT 2008
I don't quite understand, but I will follow your instuctions and see what happens......bobf
--- On Sun, 8/10/08, Lynda <lurine at softcom.net> wrote:
> From: Lynda <lurine at softcom.net>
> Subject: Re: [Homestead] Small-scale farming a growing trend
> To: bobford79 at yahoo.com, homestead at lists.ibiblio.org
> Date: Sunday, August 10, 2008, 1:04 PM
> Ever do the carrot test, Bob?
> Buy a regular carrot with the top still on. Buy and
> organic carrot with the
> top still on. Cut the tops off each carrot, don't take
> them down all the
> way past the green/brown part. Cut the first 1" off.
> Set the organic
> carrot on your tongue for 30 seconds and then eat it. Do
> that with the
> commercial carrot. Let us know what your tongue feels like
> when you've done
> the commercial carrot.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "bob ford" <bobford79 at yahoo.com>
> > this all sounds great, but as a consumer who must buy
> most produce from
> > markets, my experience is that the so called
> "organic" is no fresher nor
> > is it tastier than the regular supermarket fare.
> Organic is no longer
> > important enough to me to pay a premium.
> > That which I will pay a premium is actual "farm
> fresh" produce. And, I
> > can taste the difference. Just one man's
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