Posted 5/4/2021 21:10 (#8987771 - in reply to #8987343) Subject: RE: I saw this kind of thing coming a long time ago
That is a terrible place in the world for organic. Also, investor types are terrible at farming.
I remember very clearly sitting in Gary Zimmer's kitchen when he told me about that project. I said, "They're going to get their butts kicked." I'm definitely not right about everything, but that was easy to call. I admit I was jealous I wasn't directly involved, but I dodged a bullet in the end.
On organic: I can do a lot better job environmentally (and just about every other metric except $) with very moderate use of relativity benign conventional inputs. It is a complete dichotomy however. There is only one universally recognized seal backed by the federal government.