Go to a grocery store in the U.S. and youll likely find a small area of the produce section marked organic, where the options are pricey and scant compared to the regularAKAconventionally producedsection. Now, go to India,and youll find an entire state growing only organic produce. Thats right:every farm, every field, every vegetable.
Home to more organic farmers than any other country in the world, India now boasts the firststate to receive 100 percentorganic certification. Small but mighty, all 75,000 hectares of farmland in Sikkim and its 66,000 farmers have sworn off GMOs, pesticides, and chemical fertilizers.