monocropping

“The Inconveniences of living near a vineyard” by Robert Butler of the Washington Post

Would you buy a home next to a vineyard knowing the millions pounds of chemicals that are being used, the water and air fouled and high cancer rates that are firmly established by multiple studies? ” ….But, loss of ambiance notwithstanding, a neighbor whose house is located close to the vines (thankfully, mine is not) […]

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“The Inconveniences of living near a vineyard” by Robert Butler of the Washington Post

Would you buy a home next to a vineyard knowing the millions pounds of chemicals that are being used, the water and air fouled and high cancer rates that are firmly established by multiple studies? ” ….But, loss of ambiance notwithstanding, a neighbor whose house is located close to the vines (thankfully, mine is not)

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“The Inconveniences of living near a vineyard” by Robert Butler of the Washington Post

Would you buy a home next to a vineyard knowing the millions pounds of chemicals that are being used, the water and air fouled and high cancer rates that are firmly established by multiple studies? ” ….But, loss of ambiance notwithstanding, a neighbor whose house is located close to the vines (thankfully, mine is not)

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EDITOR: The “Sonoma County Winegrowers’ 2nd Annual Sustainability Report” is just another spin project…….

EDITOR: The “Sonoma County Winegrowers’ 2nd Annual Sustainability Report” is just another spin project. While their “Defining Sustainability” is laudable, vineyards by definition are not sustainable. Grape growing is monocropping, which is bad for the soil, bad for the natural ecology and in reality does not reap nearly the dollars per acre as, for example,

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