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2011-05-16 05:35:00

Thousands of organic farming advocates in the remote valley of Mesohori in northeastern Greece are seeking to bar so-called "Frankenstein" foods from Europe. An event organized by the Peliti alternative community created the annual seed exchange festival in order to address the issue. "We are doing something important here," Grigoris Papadopoulos, a 60-year-old agronomist told AFP. "I realized that money is not as important as quality of life, I saw the dirt in farm chemicals." Peliti's...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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