Every morning I cut up a banana to put on my cereal. I've been eating this breakfast for years--it's just so easy. Then yesterday I came across this video on Treehugger, and it made me swear off non-organically grown bananas.
The video shows a crop duster spewing pesticides over a banana plantation in Costa Rica. The narrator says the plane dusts the banana crop every day. But that's not the worst part--it's that a small village sits right next to the field. So, basically, the village inhabitants get a daily dose of chemicals along with the bananas.
This video brought home, more than words have, that our produce is grown in someone else's back yard.