Healthy Food for Everyone
from an organic produce & plant Co-operative
What is Organic Food?
The term “organic” refers to the way agricultural products are grown and
processed. While the regulations vary from country to country, in the US,
organic crops must be grown without the use of synthetic pesticides,
bioengineered genes (GMOs), petroleum-based fertilizers, and sewage sludge-
Organic farming in general features practices that strive to cycle resources,
promote ecological balance, and conserve Biodiversity. Organizations
regulating organic products may restrict the use of certain syntetic pesticides
and fertilizers in farming. In general, organic foods are usually not processed
using irridation, industrial solvents or synthetic food additives.
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