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Is The Food That’s Good For You Good For The Environment?

Here’s a very accessible and nicely-done article that weighs the pros and cons of various approaches to agricultural production.  The author emphasizes the importance of tradeoffs in assessing the impact of growing certain commodities using conventional or organic methods, including not only the use of synthetic fertilizers, but also water use, transportation, and consumer demand.  Some interesting information about avocados.