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“You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.”

~Paul Prudhomme

Why Organic Food Wins

The term “organic” refers to the way agricultural products are grown and processed. While the regulations vary from country to country, in the U.S., organic crops must be grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, bioengineered genes (GMOs), petroleum-based fertilizers, and sewage sludge-based fertilizers.

How your food is grown or raised can have a major impact on your mental and emotional health as well as the environment. Organic foods often have more beneficial nutrients, such as antioxidants, than their conventionally-grown counterparts and people with allergies to foods, chemicals, or preservatives often find their symptoms lessen or go away when they eat only organic foods.


Shop at farmers' markets.

Join a food co-op. 

Join a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm.

Buying Tips:

  • Buy in season

  • Shop around

  • Remember that organic doesn’t always equal healthy

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