What does organic mean and why is it so important?

Organic is a virtuous circle. It regenerates the soil that feeds you. It sustains and encourages the wildlife and insects that support our living world. It produces food without the harmful chemicals that affect us and our planet. It’s this idea of a benevolent cycle of goodness that make organic principles so special to us.

What ‘organic’ on your food label really means?

Do organic and natural mean the same thing?

While “organic”, for the most part, is a fairly regulated term (across the US, EU, UK and Australia), the same cannot be said for “natural” or “all natural”. Unless you spot a recognized certification label, natural doesn’t mean organic, in fact it can mean just about anything. Inconsistent? Yes!

What does “organic” mean, and should you buy organic foods?

What organic means: The bagged greens you find in the produce section at the grocery store—and any other type of organic produce—have to be grown according to “practices that support the cycling of on-farm resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity,” according to the USDA.

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