Growing a Future

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About seven years ago a documentary called King Corn hit the media about showing the factors in industrial farming downsides. Throughout the film, the two main participants Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney produce tomatoes in the back of a 1986 Dodge Ram will soil. This project was known as "Truck Farm", while demonstrating a creative approach to growing a garden in a non-desirable place the two friends drove this farm to different neighborhoods in urban areas so kids could have a hands on experience to see how food grows and to open their eyes to new ideas in farming (nationalgeogrpahic.com). Like the intentions of Ellis and Cheney, this green driving technique where people who are looking for alternatives ways to growing food differently from the traditional industrial approach need to see the effectiveness from sustainable farming. Sustainable farming is effective in ways of an economic approach where it can fix different situations in a holistic way. Also sustainable farming has promise in helping put community involvement, plus health benefits are mainly the idea which people are generally more familiar with in urban/sustainable/organic farming. By sustainable definition, how sustainable can different farming from techniques off from the traditional industrial practices with evaluation in context where money, health and social aspects. People who have a curious interest in becoming more sustainable are more than likely to end up agreeing to this area of change in farming. Sustainable farming is an answer to the industrial age that has developed over the decades. The argument where different sustainable techniques in farming is efficient does not reach on everyone's personal agenda of thought. People that have primary objections to t...

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