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Sandra Steingraber’s Organic Manifesto

 by Julie Hanus


Tags: Julie Hanus, modern virtues, health and wellness, farming, organic manifesto, Living Downstream, Sandra Steingraber,

Sandra SteingraberOne of the things I like most about ecologist Sandra Steingraber’s writing is her ability to express big, substantive ideas with clarity, simplicity, and resolve. I exit her essays both calmed and inspired. I was reminded of this unusual quality as I devoured her “Organic Manifesto,” which was republished in the most recent issue of In Good Tilth. (Organic Valley first published the essay, and you can read the complete manifesto as a PDF on her website.) And if you like what you read, take note: Steingraber’s book Living Downstream is now in its second edition, and has been recently made into a film.

Source: In Good Tilth

Photo by Dede Hatch.