View Full Version : Rebelling Against Massive Use of Pesticides, Brazilians Shift to Organic Foods

11-05-13, 08:58 PM
Antonio Pasolini
Thursday, 03 October 2013

Santa Maria, Brazil - Every Saturday morning, organic food traders from Santa Maria de Jetibá, a Pomeranian settlement on the mountains of EspÃ*rito Santo State, in southeastern Brazil, set up their stalls under a bridge in the beach district. It is Praia da Costa, in Vila Velha, one of the cities that make up the metropolitan region of the capital Vitoria, and they are selling organic products to a loyal clientele who are lucky enough to have the foods brought to their doorstep at a price that's competitive with non-organic items sold at the supermarket.

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