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The Dark Side of Organic Farming: Examining the Disadvantages

Updated: Mar 28

Organic food is increasing in demand but only about 1-2% of all the food produced world wide is organic. The market for organic foods in the US has grown from $3.5 billion in 1996 to over $50 billion in 2018, according to the Organic Trade Association. Organic products are now not only sold in specialty stores but also in conventional supermarkets. Despite the increasing popularity, there are some great disadvantages on the environment of organic farming.

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