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Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. [email].


Gikenye, W. (2014). Organic Farming. [email].

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(Author Surname, Year Published)


I would personally only buy “certified organic” product because I know it has been independently verified.  Unless I was buying from a friend whose farming practices I knew and knew their philosophy (Gikenye, 2014)

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