Organic doesn’t mean fair

Anirvan writes with this story from the Santa Cruz Indymedia Center. Lakeside Organics in Watsonville California is in the business of producing food that kisses the earth. But the company’s not above beating the poor to produce it. Stories like this are more common than one might think. It’s are a reminder that environmentally friendly needn’t mean socially just, and that it’s going to take more than a label to bring about the social changes we so desperately need around our food…