Thursday, March 24, 2011
Sowing Seeds for the Hungry, Moral Dilemmas, and Monsanto's Reach
What's an environmentally conscious urban farm to do when it learns its seed supply is not as pure as it thought? Marra Farm in South Park, an urban farm that grows food for the hungry, is caught in a moral dilemma. Should it use seeds donated from companies who also sell Monsanto varieties? Martha Baskin visits the farm and explores the issue.