Seaweed farms have the capacity to grow huge amounts of nutrient-rich food, and oysters can act as an efficient carbon and nitrogen sink.
Organic Farming in MexicoOne of the most effective ways to minimize global warming begins on our plates. The simple act of feasting on locally grown, organic food has powerful positive effects on our environment. Organic farms consume far less fossil fuel--and they can even remove CO2 from the atmosphere by capturing carbon in their soil. Plus, organic foods aren't just good for the environment, they are good for us too, as they eliminate dangers pesticides from our diets.
That's why Krystal and Ana founded Organic Select, an organization in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that delivers locally grown, organic food to 300 conscientious diners. The idea is simple: Connect concerned consumers with local growers. But the impact is huge for the local farming infrastructure that it supports.
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