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    Organic Struggle, written by Brian K. Obach provides an in-depth overview of the organic movement in the United States. The author covers the history of the movement, the people involved, as well as the policies governing organic production. Obach also covers social justice and the future of the organic movement. Throughout the text the author ties together the political, social, and economic conditions of the movement. Obach details various schools of thoughts and major role players in the organic movement in the introduction. The author explains how some seek to defend the integrity of the NOP and federal regulation while others desire third party or private organic certification programs. Obach then goes on to explain how some within the…

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    Fresh Film Analysis

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    insight into farming, the good food movement, and the importance of being mindful of one’s position and role in the food industry. Fresh focused on the unsustainability of current food production methods, and used anecdotes from farmers to promote the good food movement. According to one farmer in Fresh, the fear of inconvenience has driven the food industry towards urban farming. One example early on in the movie noticed the exponential growth of chickens packed into chicken houses. Today’s…

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    This information comes from Austin Texas, on March 4th 2012. 16 ounces of organic strawberries cost $4.98 while conventional strawberries cost $1.88 . I absolutely love strawberries, but i refuse to pay 5 dollars for them, no matter how organic they are. Just the other day i brought a pack of organically grown potatoes from ACME. I did not look at the price, and then when i went to check out, i was shocked at how much they cost. They were about $8.00. I bought them anyway and then i went back to…

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    Music Description Langsam . Schleppend (Slowly, dragging) The first movement was in modified sonata form and started off with strings playing harmonics creating a ghostly scene and then the woodwinds play a rhythm pattern. As the piece goes on, it is obvious that Mahler is trying to recreate a nature scene in his first movement. To match the dark setting that started the movement is little bits of music that poke out. An example would be, throughout the sluggish melody an awaking would call…

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    The Organic Movement defies Industrialization and Commercialized Agriculture “We think more about food, know more about food, care more about food than we did 20 or 30 years ago. Food has become both an upscale fetish and a poor people's radical agenda, a transformation of the most intimate everyday practices that cuts across class” (Solnit 55). Over time, the societal obsession with food and the American agricultural system began to differ as a result of ongoing societal changes. My Organic…

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    Whole Food Case Study

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    lit” due to the abundance of organic food. This large choice needs to have a catalyst of some sort to sell and in this case…

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    Farmers markets.where you can get an overwhelming sensation of farm fresh fruits and vegetables on a sunny morning. Grocery stores. The cold atmosphere of organic goods-which sometimes are chemically infused. Although local foods can be more expensive, wouldn’t people rather benefit from the nutritious, and environmentally safe products? A locavore movement is necessary to improve the environment and their nutrition. The locavore movement is just a hype that has occurred in society, and it may…

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    Will Allen, the author of the text, through his extensive hard work paired with his undying determination, was able to strengthen communities of people through the concept of growing one’s own food. His ideologies, along with his tactics, would be useful for any community, regardless of its location. This sort of movement is especially helpful for people who live in suburbs or in cities and are surrounded by food that does not help them sustain a healthy lifestyle or a well functioning…

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    Young people have taken interest in owning their own organic farm. The reason behind it is that they can be their own boss, and be more confident about new things. Young farmers can replace other farmers that are too old to work. The younger people will be able to gain their money without exhausting themselves by being told what to do. As stated in the article, "Enrollment in university agriculture programs as well as interest in farmer-training programs increased in 2011. More young people…

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    advertisements, commercials, and everyday discussion we hear, “no artificial flavors,” “GMO free,” “organic and all natural.” But, do we really know what any of this means? GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, is “food that consists of, contains or is produced from an organism or organism in which the genetic material has been changed through cell fusion or in-vitro nucleic acid techniques” (“GMO Labeling”). Most Americans don’t realize it, but 70% of processed foods actually contain some…

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