What the Deal with Organic Foods?

Nutrition by Natalie

What is the difference between organic food and conventional food? Is organic really more healthy for you?

The USDA lays out certain guidelines that farms have to follow in order to be able to claim the food is organic. In this video Natalie discusses what each of those guidelines are.

What is surprising to learn is some of the growing practices of conventional farming and food processing. As an example, chemical plants and waste water treatment facilities will actually sell their toxic waist to conventional farms to use for fertilizer.

What you eat is an important part of health and nutrition.

Straus Family Creamery Organic Philosopy

Straus Family Creamery has been focused on sustainable business practices since its early beginnings in 1994. With a family history dating back to 1941, the family has always been a strong advocate of farmland preservation. Family farms are the backbone of the food supply, and organic farming is the most productive and least damaging of all techniques.

Natural farming information about soil biology

Natural farming information about soil and the importance of microbes in the soil biology and the need of natural, organic, sustainable farming methods without chemical fertilizers. This video clip features Dr Elaine Ingham, PhD of Soil Food Web.You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video

Natural farming information to save water and prevent diseases

Natural farming information about soil and the importance of a healthy soil biology to prevent diseases and to retain and save water usage. This video clip features Dr Elaine Ingham PhD, Soil Foodweb Institute. You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video