Dirty Dozen Produce List

Annually, the Environmental Working Group (EWF) publishes a list called the dirty dozen which claims the produce on this list contain the highest amounts of pesticides.  The fruits and vegetables on this list are produce grown conventionally, not organically.  It is advised when shopping for produce, to try to purchase… Read More »Dirty Dozen Produce List

What Does Organic Mean?

  The term organic refers to how the product was grown.  In the US, for food to be certified organic, it must be grown free of chemical pesticides, GMOs (Genetically Modified Organism), sewage and petroleum based fertilizers.  Many people wonder if organic food is healthier than conventional foods.  Research has… Read More »What Does Organic Mean?