Organic Broccoli-Product of China?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PaulaJoAnne, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
  2. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:Aren't they allowed to grow organic produce also!
     
  3. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    Quote:Aren't they allowed to grow organic produce also!

    Thats not the point.
    Name one product from there that is known to have no levels of something wrong with it.
    And why are we buying our veges from overseas when they should be grown here?

    Buy local.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Aren't they allowed to grow organic produce also!

    Thats not the point.
    Name one product from there that is known to have no levels of something wrong with it.
    And why are we buying our veges from overseas when they should be grown here?

    Buy local.

    I agree...
    And dont they use human feces as fertilizer also?
    I guess you could call that organic... [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2010
  5. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    Quote:Aren't they allowed to grow organic produce also!

    Thats not the point.
    Name one product from there that is known to have no levels of something wrong with it.
    And why are we buying our veges from overseas when they should be grown here?

    Buy local.

    On same page, China = slave labor.
     
  6. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:Thats not the point.
    Name one product from there that is known to have no levels of something wrong with it.
    And why are we buying our veges from overseas when they should be grown here?

    Buy local.

    I agree...
    And dont they use human feces as fertilizer also?

    Actually, a lot of USA produce has had levels of something wrong with it lately also!

    And what is local? At this time of the year there is ZERO fresh local produce here. Mexico is closer to me then Florida, so what exactly is local?
     
  7. country freedom

    country freedom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Organic and local - from the farm - China ...........
    Ok - How many people are going to connect that - and NOT BUY that? [​IMG]
     
  8. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Quote:Thats not the point.
    Name one product from there that is known to have no levels of something wrong with it.
    And why are we buying our veges from overseas when they should be grown here?

    Buy local.

    I agree...
    And dont they use human feces as fertilizer also?
    I guess you could call that organic... [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  9. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Think in order to stick to the Buy Local thing we're going to have to relearn how to live within the seasons... eat summer crops in summer, fall crops in fall, winter crops in winter, spring crops in spring... and if we want to extend that then can up the stuff during the season it's grown in.

    But a lot of folks like strawberries in winter... and they don't have the time, space and/or inclination to freeze/can foods.

    So long as those things hold then purchasing from other climates is going to continue.
     
  10. Rozzie

    Rozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2010
    Quote:Thats not the point.
    Name one product from there that is known to have no levels of something wrong with it.
    And why are we buying our veges from overseas when they should be grown here?

    Buy local.

    I agree...
    And dont they use human feces as fertilizer also?
    I guess you could call that organic... [​IMG]

    News flash: They use human feces as fertilizer in the U.S., too. The thick goopy stuff from the sewage plant is called "sludge." Once it's treated they rename it biosolids.
     

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