Is Organic Elitist? (May 18, 2005)
The Beyond Organic Radio Show

Is Organic Elitist?

One of the biggest complaints about organic food is price.

In fact, according to conservative pundits like Henry I. Miller, the organic movement is not only elitist, but technophobic and possibly even racist.

Unlike health professionals who have been increasing successful in educating the public about the benefits diet and nutrition, organic proponents have done a relatively inadequate job of educating talking about the true costs of organics.

Simply put: If you pay more at retail, who benefits?

This Wednesday, join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network ( as we take a look at some of the true costs of organic foods, and some innovative solutions to the unique economic barriers illuminated by the organic foods movement.

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