[NAFEX] Organic vs Senisble

Ginda Fisher list at ginda.us
Fri Apr 18 00:07:18 EDT 2008


On Apr 18, 2008, at 12:03 AM, Donna &/or Kieran wrote:

> Thanks Dennis for your input.  Personally, I wish there was a LOT  
> more emphasis on IPM fruit.  I may have said this before, but to me  
> it's the way to go for commercial production.  Please, give me the  
> choice to buy fruit that's been sprayed 2-4X instead of 24X.  But  
> the grocery offers only conventional or organic, and I feel lucky  
> to have even that choice now.  I think if they offered some IPM  
> fruit, with a little explanation of what it is, I think the public  
> would vote yes with their wallets.
> . . .

Alas, I don't think you're right.  I've tried to explain the benefits  
of IPM to several friends.  I've succeeded a few times.  But it took  
way more explanation than anyone would read on a placard at the market.

Ginda
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