Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Organic Wal-Mart?

Get off our turf! ($)
old-school ethical eaters held onto the notion that, however indirectly, buying pre-washed vacuum-packed organic "baby" carrots shipped from California somehow helped to protect the kind of small traditional farmers who started the movement. But when Wal-Mart announced plans to introduce more than 1,000 new organic products in its stores this summer, denial was no longer possible. And that's when the organic compost hit the fan.
I read this the same day I find that Pat has snuck back into Trader Joe's.


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