Why Choose Organic?
These articles answer the question “What is so special about Organic?”. Read on to learn more about what Organic means!
Why Organic Part One – The Basics
This article will take you through the basics of what it means when we talk about “Organic” food. You’ll learn about the principles behind organic production, what products and practices are banned from organic food, how pesticides fit in to this picture, and I’ll provide you with a list of which foods have the least chemical residues, and which have the most.
Why Organic Part Two – Beyond Food
We continue our exploration of pesticides and some of the other industries which impact the use of these chemicals. You’ll learn about why many farmers are starting to produce organic cotton. Sources are included as well as some great resources you can use to find organic products beyond just food.
Why Organic Part Three – Environmental Impact
In this article we will discuss how Organic production can benefit the environment. After the last two articles explained how pesticides impact our health, this article will explain how they also affect the environment. I will also give you a list of ways you can have a positive impact on this issue.
Why Organic Part Four – What are GMOs?
In this article we will explore the constantly debated Genetically Modified Organisms. Can Organic products contain GMOs? Are GMOs safe? What is the purpose of GMOs? These are the questions we will ask in this article.
Why Organic Part Five – Additives
The last article in this series explores some of the other chemicals you may find in conventionally grown and raised food. You’ll learn about some of the measures various countries have been taken to ban or regulate these dangerous chemicals, and how choosing Organic products can help you avoid them.
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