There is a lot of hype being given lately to the debate, “Should I eat organic foods or not?” The answer, in my opinion, is yes, absolutely! In fact, I’ll take it a little further: You need to learn to grow your own food! It’s fine if you can go to your local grocery store and buy organically grown foods in their tiny little organic section, but what would you do if that section wasn’t available anymore? What would you do if the local grocery store down the street wasn’t available anymore? The truth is, it could happen. And it could happen soon!
Without getting into all the gory details, let’s just assume, for the sake of the argument, that our social structure and government have failed us, and that we are in a dire situation. We can’t hop in the car, fill the shopping cart, swipe our our credit card, and come home with bags full of food to feed our family. Rather, we are faced with the responsibility of feeding our families with food that we’ve had to grow ourselves, with our own hands, in our own backyards. Are you prepared to do that?
The truth of the matter is, even though we’re not in that dire situation just yet, it is coming, and we need to get ready for it. We need to know how to grow fruits and vegetables ourselves-in a healthy way, without using any chemicals! These fruits and vegetables will feed our families and the animals we will hopefully be raising as food for our families.
All of us need to take steps, NOW, towards learning how to be successful with growing our own foods. And I ask you, what is the point of spending time and energy growing food to eat, if the food we grow and eat does not give back to us the same amount of energy it took to grow it? You don’t need to be a mathematician to understand that if you give more than you get back, you’re going to lose.
We need to grow our fruits and vegetables from heirloom seeds, using nutrient rich soils, feeding them with organic fertilizers, and treating them with organic, all-natural pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides-NOTHING CHEMICAL! If we don’t do this, all we are doing is poisoning the produce, and in turn, poisoning ourselves. Whether eating the produce, or eating animals that were fed with chemically treated produce, the end result is the same.
I urge you, learn how to grow organically now, before it’s too late-before you’re forced to learn in order just to survive. “The early bird gets the worm”, right? In this case, the early bird survives. Survive, everyone. Survive!