Thursday, May 29, 2008

WIC-Michigan- No Organic for you!

Two colleagues have sent me this "blogger fodder." This will make you cringe. Apparently Michigan is going to prepetuate the idea that organics are only for the wealthy. They are specifically stating in their informative documents that NO ORGANIC is allowed for any of the foods the Woman, Infant and Children(WIC) will be purchasing and eating. I understand the idea of penny pushing, but we need to start thinking about long term ramifications. Children are most at risk to pesticide exposure. Michigan should be using its resource to gain more access to CSA's and farmers....especailly the organic ones. Here is the article by the great, Tom Phillpot. Make sure you check out the information brochure in PDF form.

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