Monthly Archives: August 2017



  The dawn of agriculture began thus modestly one seed and species at a time. Agriculture and the taming of all-things-wild spread like a bushfire transforming human culture and the landscape. The very biodiversity of the planet was in peril as agriculture took hold and it’s taken us quite some time to look back. The […]

Biodiversity: Past and Future in Organic Farming



By Civil Eats BY ELIZABETH GROSSMAN Is organic food better for us? A growing number of scientific studies suggest that it is. And now, the latest evidence to support this claim is a new report from the European Parliament, written by scientists at universities across Europe, including one who is also a professor at Harvard. The […]

Can Organic Food Prevent a Public Health Crisis?