[NAFEX] foundation of agriculture

road's end farm organic101 at linkny.com
Sat Apr 7 18:53:43 EDT 2007

On Apr 7, 2007, at 1:09 PM, Thomas Olenio wrote:

> My underlying point being that preaching to farmers and agriculturists 
> about the virtues of organic and standard agricultural practices will 
> not change consumer demand one iota, and its consumer demand that 
> drives commercial agricultural practice.

Preaching rarely works, on anybody. But I know organic growers who have 
gradually increasing numbers of other organic farms all around them. 
They don't preach; they just do a good job. Their neighbors notice the 
results. Success also drives agricultural practice.

Finger Lakes NY; zone 5 mostly
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: text/enriched
Size: 981 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/private/nafex/attachments/20070407/846d6201/attachment.bin 

More information about the nafex mailing list