The Consolidation of Organic

In a comment on David Gumpert’s weblog The Complete Patient (and if you’re interested in the politics of organic, you really ought to read it faithfully) there are some helpful links to information about how most of the organic food industry is held in a very few corporate hands.

Who owns who: celebrate the last natural products left free-standing!

The Incorporation of the organic food industry

The organic foods movement: led by Heinz Corporation or we the people?

And here is a helpful article from the Willy Street Co-op:

Independents celebration: how to support only small-scale producers of organic food for a week

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