For your Health. Be assured that you are avoiding exposure to synthetic herbicides, pesticides, or fungicides. These substances are prohibited in organic grain production.
For the Bees. Organic farming is bee friendly farming. Farmers encourage biodiversity and attract pollinators. Pest are managed by promoting a balanced ecosystem, resistant crop varieties and approved biological substances.
For the Health of Others. Since organic standards prohibit the use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides, or fungicides farmers and workers on organic farms reduce their exposure to potentially harmful substances.
Ecological Seed Production. Many organic vegetable farmers work to save unique fruits and vegetables that are locally adapted and heirloom varieties.
Because it is non-GMO. No Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are permitted under the organic standard. Avoid GMOs by choosing organic and promote a food system that doesn’t rely on this technology. Many organic farmers advocate to prevent the use and spread of GMOs.