>How does organic differ from sustainable agriculture?
In a nutshell:
Sustainable agriculture = agricultural systems that can continue to
operate into the forseeable future
Organic agriculture = agricultural systems that avoid the use of
Of course, some people think they can see very far into the future, and
the kind of future you expect, has much bearing on what constitutes
sustainable systems. Some people include social justice in the
definition of sustainability. Organic isn't that cut and dried either,
since it is hard to tell the difference between synthesis and processing
for some agricultural inputs.
IMO, these are mainly political terms, and the practical meanings range
from utlitarian to utopian, depending on how radical a crowd your with.
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