Farming with a Conscience

Written on: January 31, 2019

This issue of Organic Bytes is packed full of excellent information relating to climate change, poverty, health, pesticide pollution as well as opportunities to take action. All of these issues are directly connected to our support of the Earth Charter and our Chapter directives. Please don’t be put off by the amount of the content. You may want to simply scan the News Letter to find an issue that most interests you. Remember a couple of years ago the Grey Nuns decided to make an impact investment in the Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT as one way to support environmental health and struggling farmers who are committed to healthy, humane and organic practices without GMOs, toxic pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, synthetic fertilizers or other harmful chemicals. While Iroquois Valley is not specifically mentioned the importance of organic farming is.

A major take away from this newsletter is the interconnectedness of all things. I hope you find it a worthwhile read

Pace e bene,  

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