This saturday (11 & 12 Feb) and sunday, there was an organic mela at Lalbagh Bangalore. As usual out of curiosity went to see the fair on Sunday,
I was totally disappointed. Now for sure, I have first hand info that this organic thing is just a hype to sell your products at exorbitant prices. Fukoka in his one straw revolutions clearly explains that under organic methods the products should be affordable or cheaper than the inorganic, quite contrary here it is a minimum 3 to 6 times the cost.
To my horror, I could see some clowns marketing Organic Milk and of course a host of Organic Vanity items including, Organic Agarbathis . This is sure way of taking people for a ride.
Reliance mart has Thur dhal @ Rs 62 to 65 and here similar ones are packaged at Rs 140 / kg. Guys, I have no grouse but dont you think its day light robbery in the name of Organic ?? Can any one justify such hyped prices. Funny thing I could see is Organic Olive Oil. Now who has info on this oil coming from far east >:(
Regarding organic milk, out of curiosity and sarcastically I enquired what is organic in this milk ? The guys were perplexed by the question and said, their cows are fed organic grass so the milk is organic, But we all know, the hybrid cows are reared on special feed etc, When asked if their cows survive only on grass ?? Guys were blinking , What about the feed, is it also organic ?? No answers. Dont you think this is farce ??
No wonder, these so called saviours of Organic are doing an yomen service to the inorganic produce, Its “Hara Kiri” One restaurant, claims serves only organic food. That’s value addition !!