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What is organic food?

News   •   Dec 03, 2013 06:41 GMT

Before the advent of synthetic chemicals in the 20th century, all crops were grown and livestock were raised organically. Indeed, back in the 1940s English agriculturalist Walter James was already advocating the concept of “the farm as organism” in his book Look to the Land. He is responsible for coining the phrase “organic farming.”

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