Don’t Water Down Organics — Keep Soil in Organic AgricultureOctober 19th, 2017
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Sign the Petition Opposing Approval of Industrial Hydroponics by October 30
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is considering a proposal at its meeting at the end of this month that would allow the organic certification of hydroponics and its use in container growing.
The long-time mantra of founding organic farmers
Source: Horticulture Group
Big money and powerful corporate lobbyists want their piece of the growing organic pie. They are pushing for allowance of a hydroponics environment for producing your fruits and vegetables. This scheme is barred from organic certification in Canada, Mexico, and the European Union — yet they are shipping their hydroponic produce here, and the USDA is allowing them to label it organic!
Stand up for real organic food and sign the petition by October 30 calling on the NOSB to reject the watering down of U.S. organic standards. Help protect our soil-based family farmers who are raising fruits and vegetables in a sustainable, healthy fashion.