The Freedom from Pesticides movement is about resource building and seeking out like-minded people. This means that we all pool our collective learnings and documentation. At Sresta Foods, through our efforts over the last decade we have been steadfastly putting together our experiences and cross border exposure into work. At the farm level, fork level and peer level.
To begin with we have provided select, relevant readings. You could mail us your own as agroup, NGO, indiviudal too. We could share them with the world. Mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Farming Systems Trial (FST)® at Rodale Institute is America’s longest running, side-by-side comparison of organic and chemical agriculture. Started in 1981 to study what happens during the transition from chemical to organic agriculture, the FST surprised a food community that still scoffed at organic practices... read full pdf
Organic agriculture has its roots in traditional agriculturalpractices that evolved in countless villages and farmingcommunities over the millennia. By trial-and-error localfarmers passed their best results from generation togeneration. The modern face of organic agriculture emergedin the late 1960s, when farmers and consumers began torecognize that the enormous amount of chemicals being usedin both crop and animal production could have direconsequences for the earth and its people... read full pdf
Organic agriculture minimizes children’s exposure to toxic and persistent pesticides inthe soil in which they play, the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the foods they eat... read full pdf
Organic food and farming can help slow, and potentially reverse the rising incidence of overweight, obesity, and diabetes through six principal mechanisms... read full pdf