Benefits of buying and eating organic food from www.helpguide.org
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.
Organic produce contains fewer pesticides. Chemicals such as fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides are widely used in conventional agriculture and residues remain on (and in) the food we eat.
Organic food is often fresher because it doesn’t contain preservatives that make it last longer. Organic produce is often produced on smaller farms near where it is sold.
Organic farming is better for the environment. Organic farming practices reduce pollution, conserve water, reduce soil erosion, increase soil fertility, and use less energy. Farming without pesticides is also better for nearby birds and animals as well as people who live close to farms.
Thank you for choosing Farm2Mountain!
T and D Box for this week: Romaine lettuce, spinach, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, red grapes, purple cabbage, fresh basil, lemons, zucchini, green onions
Please pick up between 3 and 5 pm on Tuesdays at BBMS or ask for delivery (extra fee applies). See you then!