Who else is still striving for the perfect prize-winning vegetable to win a ribbon at the fair? If you are doing this with organic methods, avoiding most off-the-shelf chemical cocktails for growing a garden, you deserve a ribbon for that alone! Here are a few of my favorite sources for great organic growing information:
If you think it can’t be grown organically, the Rodale Institute has probably grown it and shown it can be done better than with chemical input methods. Check out the link to a free organic transition class you can take online with this nonprofit.
Old-world wisdom provides much of the know-how for modern organic farming in America’s heartland. It can be done, it is being done, and dedicated farmers and ranchers are providing the seedstock for organics to continue.