Why Organic

Not so long ago, food was simple and pure, around our grandparents’ time. They didn’t eat blue #2 or drink aspartame. Food was not genetically modified or sprayed with Round Up. People were not nearly as sick and obese as we are today.

With cancer being leading cause of death in disease in children and statistics like every 2nd man and every 3rd woman will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, we couldn’t just watch from the sidelines. From the air we breathe, and food we grow and eat to personal care items – everything has been altered by us, humans, and it is affecting quality of life of every family.

We believe that organic food and healthy living are the best options to live a quality life and create a brighter future for our children.

Quick Facts:
-Organic agriculture produces products using methods that preserve the environment and avoid most synthetic materials, such as pesticides and antibiotics. Organic farmers use crop rotation, plant compost and composted manure to enrich the soil.
-Organic farming prohibits use of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) seeds and RoundUp (glyphosate) pesticide which has been declared a possible carcinogen by World Health Organization (WHO). Antibiotics, growth hormones and insecticides are not allowed.
-Organic food is more nutritious and delicious than conventionally grown.

How to Know Food is Organic?
-In the US, look for USDA Organic white and green round logo and word “Organic” near the product’s name. “All Natural” and “Natural” claims are NOT the same as Organic.
-In Canada, look for Canada Organic green and red maple leaf round logo.

Where to Buy Organic Food?
-In summer, check out your local farmer’s market and get to know your farmer. You will be surprised how much food is grown organically but is just not certified Organic because of the certification procedures and costs involved. So, ask questions.
-Majority of traditional grocery stores carry organic products at reasonable prices, including there own store brand. We will be publishing various store guides on a regular basis.
-Online. Check out websites like Thrive Market, Amazon and Vitacost. They all have some great deals on organic food.
-Local farms. whether you drive buy one or Google it, be sure there are farmers around you who sell raw honey, eggs from chickens roaming outside and grass-fed beef. All organic just not certified. Remember, just ask.