Goshen, New York
The government owns the word organic. I don’t think the government can own a word.
Francesco Mastalia is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. These images are from his book ‘ Organic‘. To see Francesco’s body of work click on any image.
Jacob Diaz Kingston, New York Organic has come to mean my relationship with food. Two words that come to mind are health and trust.
Dwayne LiPuma Hyde Park, New York When I think of the word organic I think about nature, doing the right thing with the planet.
Jay Uhler Chester, New York Organic is when you plant something in the ground and don’t mess with it.
Will Brown Warwick, New York We have not gone down the organic certification route. As far as our cows are concerned, they’re just naturally in the fields.
Dan Leader Boiceville, New York Organic to me is a process, it is unfiltered and you are not dealing with the questions of pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides.
Jeff Bialas Goshen, New York Organic is the way people did things 100 years ago. That’s the way they did it then and that’s the way we should do it now.
Amy Hepworth Milton, New York The problem is, when I say organic, it means a lot of things I don’t want it to mean anymore.
Hanna Bail Philmont, New York You can be better then the organic certification; I am sorry to say. But that’s just how it is.
Guy Jones Blooming Grove, New York There’s no farmer in the world that wakes up in the morning and says, “Oh boy, I get to spray today.”
Don McLean Ancram, New York Now organic includes huge industrial farming and it’s unethical to what we want it to be.
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