Ecological Agriculture: The Key to Sustainable Food Production

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Many of us aim to be more conscious of the consumption and investment decisions we make, and how these decisions affect others and the earth. Some opt to use less plastic, conserve electricity, or buy locally, just to name a few. And while often overlooked, things as basic as the grains and produce we eat everyday matter too.

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Most, if not all, people know about the concept of organic food. The go-to definition is food grown without the use of artificial chemicals. As consumers, many of us will think that the concept of organic food is great, but not many have made it a point to consistently buy organic food.

Why choose organic?

We may think that agriculture, whether conventional or ecological, would be beneficial to the earth. However, due to the heavy pesticide and energy use of conventional farming practices, agriculture is one of the largest contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. During a visit to Good Food…

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