Organic at Home Is Totally Doable
More and more people are jumping on the organic train when looking for fruits and veggies at their grocery stores, farmer’s markets and co-ops. This is fantastic news for our own health, the health of the environment, and the health of the people who grow and tend to our food.
But what about the green spaces around our very own homes? Our lawns, gardens, bushes and shrubs that green our yards are coming back to life after a long cold winter, and in some parts of the U.S., a sustained drought. But instead of reaching for that can of anything–acide, check out this scary fact:
“The United States Fish and Wildlife Service says homeowners use up to 10 times more chemicals per acre than farmers do.”
Scary, right? Read on in this NYT op-ed, “The Toxic Brew in our Yards” written by Diane Lewis