Does eating organic food protect against cancer?

Does eating organic food protect against cancer?

A new study attempts to answer a question that scientists and consumers have been pondering for years: Can organic food reduce the risk of developing cancer? Organic food started as a niche product only a few decades ago but is now present in most grocery stores...
Five tips for beginning organic farmers

Five tips for beginning organic farmers

When it occurred to me that a disproportionate number of my friends and acquaintances are organic farmers, I decided to round them up and ask for advice. Here’s what they told me: 1. Don’t be afraid to ask. If you know where you’ll be farming, contact other farmers in...
BENEFITS OF ORGANIC FARMING

BENEFITS OF ORGANIC FARMING

Less up-front investment An organic farm requires less capital investment than a conventional farm, since it does not require the purchase of chemical fertilizers. Many farmers take out large loans to get started, but organic farmers don’t rely on chemicals –...