Wal-Mart's Organic Offensive. U.S. farmers fear Wal-Mart's entry into the organic market could drive down prices and lead to more imports. It could also convince farmers who are now using pesticides and other chemicals to switch to organic farming.
SFAsparagus Festival! Tomorrow, Saturday March 18, 10 a.m. to noon at the Ferry Terminal Building Farmers Market. A one dollar donation to benefit CUESA's educational programs will get you a special seasonal treat: grilled asparagus on a buttery soft Acme Bread roll. Yum!