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Organic Food: It’s What’s For Dinner (or should be)

If I could change any one thing, I would…

Explain to producers that going green saves them $$! Organic prices will come down and then people without Trust Funds can eat healthy foods too.

Producing products in a “green” way is more than playing nice with the earth; it may be a cost-effective business strategy. This is the essence of a new book by the founder of Stonyfield Farms (yes, the yogurt company), Stirring it Up: How to Make Money and Save the World. It’s a fascinating idea.

Now, before getting too excited with things like Walmart’s latest foray into the land of sustainability (summarized nicely at the Huff Post here) there’s still the fact that saving energy, packing smarter, producing organically is – in the long run – less expensive than the “scorch the earth” method. And that’s good news for us “regular folks” who shop at Whole Paycheck Foods whenever possible, and who are concerned about the fate of the planet…

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February 4, 2008   |  Filed Under Living Now   |    Permalink

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