KALE ANTHER, PISTIL, POLLEN

Ironically, some large farm organic practices, producing kale and other popular foods, create more GHG than conventional agriculture. This is due to extra use of machinery to compensate for less use of synthetic fertilizers.) In addition, tilling the soil can leave an organic farm with dry, brittle, erosion-prone soil as well. Several organizations propose “Carbon Smart” standards to help consumers know the footprint of the foods they’re choosing.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vvxjw8/organic-kale-smoothies-are-killing-the-planet-too