While on the drive up to town yesterday to watch the final round of the Canadian Open, I listened to an intervew with Dr. Vandana Shiva of Navdanya in India on CBCs The Bottom Line.
She spoke of biodiversity farming, the failure of genetically modified crops to increase productivity and the necessity of seed keeping and nourishing the soil.
Over and over again in her interview, she made the point that we, the earth, and everything that grows in and upon it are so much more than the sum of our parts.
Man always seems to fail when we seek to analyze, separate and then meddle with that one part without considering the ramifications of its place in the whole.
Here are a few facts about Navdanya: