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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! Read Full Article »