Sustainable Agriculture

1139 WordsNov 12, 20105 Pages
Contemporary Art Form Maggi Henry HUM/266 Christina Giacona 8/17/2010 Introduction “Sustainable agriculture is a way of raising food that is healthy for consumers and animals, does not harm the environment, is humane for workers, respects animals, provides a fair wage to the farmer, and supports and enhances rural communities” (sustainabletable.org). Depending on where you are purchasing your sustainable goods from purchasing these sustainable foods one is not only helping our economy they may also helping their own bodies. There are many unique ways to incorporate growing sustainable foods and incorporating the process into our daily lives. By using hydroponic production of fruits and vegetables you can also produce artistic…show more content…
The only one of its kind in the United States, the plant yields thousands of tomatoes at one time from a single vine. Huang discovered the plant while on vacation last year in Beijing, China” (www.intercot.com). “The Land scientists utilize growing systems that are kinder to the environment and improve productivity: (www.intercot.com). Hydroponics and Art If the people at Disney world can produce food like this that not only entertains people because of its uniqueness an d also supplies nourishment for the visitors of the park then why can’t regular people like you and I produce art and nourishment for people outside of Disney World. All one would need to do is come up with unique forms to make different shapes. Example if there were a need for a dog shaped cantaloupe just make the mold look like the shape of the dog you would want and proceed with the development of the cantaloupe. This would be a great concept especially if you had picky kids that did not like to eat their fruits and vegetables you could change the shape of them to suit what the kids were in to. Say your child liked Hello Kitty for example get molds of her silhouette and you could produce fruits and vegetables that your child may eat. This new field of hydroponics could revolutionize the field of farming not only by being able to make artistic looking food, but also by
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