[Market-farming] a great resource for organic weed control

road's end farm organic101 at linkny.com
Mon Aug 27 21:13:48 EDT 2007


On Aug 27, 2007, at 7:32 PM, Shawnee Flowerfarmer wrote:

>
>  without rattling up a debate about organic certifiers please, I would 
> add that the ethics of the grower have always been the best guarantee 
> of sustainability and stewardship long before a certifier arrived in 
> the organic fields, and that even a petrochemical based mulch is 
> preferable to chemical treatment. 

I agree with that entirely.

I was only suggesting that it can be useful to know why something's not 
certifiable, in order to make up one's own mind.

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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