Jan. 25, 2021

Farming: Organic, Conventional, or Both?

Farming: Organic, Conventional, or Both?

Humans have been farming for almost as long as they've existed on earth, but why do we have a problem now after a million years of evolution? It all comes down to how we do business on farms in modern society. Like almost everything, World War 2 and the industrial age brought untold advancements to the world. Some good, and a lot bad. Farming was one of those things we changed. We needed to meet the needs of a growing population on the planet, so our scientists gave us the tools and chemicals to grow the crops we needed. Unfortunately, those tools and chemicals came with complications we never saw coming. Listen to this week's episode to learn about some of the major drawbacks of conventional farming, and how it compares to the new organic methods being adopted now. You just might be surprised by what you find out in this one. Check out the new webpage www.beautifulbastardspodcast.com