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Why buying organic matters

 Posted by on October 13, 2010
Oct 132010
 

From Green Right Now Reports

If you value your drinking water, food, local economy, farmers, children, adults, animals, lakes, streams, oceans, heck, anything about the natural world at all, from the tiny microbes in the soil to the largest whales in the ocean, you’ll want to take three minutes to see a new video that debuted at the annual Farm Aid event held in Milwaukee last week.

Underwritten by Anvil Knitwear, the biggest buyer of American-grown organic cotton in the U.S., this short, pointed film examines why it’s important to buy organic products. It connects the dots in ways that aren’t always obvious to the consumer.

The filmmakers took the viewpoint of the Earth, which rather than pleading with or chastising her human inhabitants, tries to reason with them, us. Listen to the conversation: