This beautiful image belies the fact that this crop is probably
genetically engineered and certainly designed for large,
pesticide-ridden monocultures. Central planning anyone? Meanwhile, the
tiny organic demonstration gardens nearby seem unfunded and
underrepresented. At the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. See: Family farming and
Small-scale agriculture vs. Factory Farms (2). Sustainable agriculture organizations in Canada (2) (3) including the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network.
Central Farm or Central Planning?