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Is Lethbridge the next organic food hot spot? Judging by the arrival of Organic Alberta’s “field day smorgasbord, we just might be.

Wednesday, leading organic food experts will descend upon the region to host an Agro-Ecological Field and Greenhouse Tour. Becky Lipton, executive director of Organic Alberta, promised an exciting and interesting tour showcasing some of the most cutting edge organic food trends.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has created new regulations to ensure all products labelled organic meet strict national standards.

"Consumers are increasingly interested in not only buying local, but organically produced food," said Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Michael Olscamp. "With these new regulations, consumers looking to buy organic can make healthy, accurate and informed decisions without worrying that one vendor might define organically grown different than the next."

Several studies have shown that organic farming is beneficial for bees, but a recent study published in Animal Conservation takes a new perspective on ways that organic farming contributes to pollinator health.

A new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health concluded that eating an organic diet can contribute to human well-being.

A new study published in the Journal of Environmental Research found that eating an organic diet for a week can reduce pesticide exposure. 

Price now less of a barrier to buying organic

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 19, 2014) -- No two ways about it. Organic food usually costs a little more than non-organic. But a new study shows that an increasing number of American parents are willing to dig deeper into their wallets to buy products that carry the organic seal.

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