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Old 09-11-2019, 06:02 PM
kirkrapine is offline
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Originally Posted by elucidator View Post
As a bruised and bedraggled veteran of the co-op *movement, I am fascinated by the awesome power of "Big Organic". And, of course, I am horrified at how its crushing power oppresses plucky, idealistic upstarts like Cargill and Monsanto. Sad.

(Say what you will about the counterculture, without which there might not be a Whole Foods. Yay, us.)
I am a bit miffed at you lot for fuzzying public perception of the term "organic." Strictly speaking, as chemists use the term, any compound containing carbon is organic. Coal is organic. We really need another term for "food grown without artificial pesticides."