Flushing Times

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010

Fresh Meadows

The Civic Scene: Agro-businesses put people’s personal health at great risk

This past March, I attended the Going Green in Queens event at the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. I wrote about the movie “Dirt,” which told how dirt is created in nature and how the cutting down of forests, paving over of land and use of pesticides and fertilizers by giant agro-businesses is destroying the ability of our dirt to produce food. Comment.

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