Why Organic?

Organic food is healthy because it is produced naturally. This means that no pesticides are used in the production of fruit and vegetables and it is richer in nutrients such as vitamin C and minerals. The nitrate content is also lower and it contains fewer waste materials from pesticides. As organic vegetables and fruit can grow at a slow and natural rate, no unnecessary, and often toxic, chemicals need to be used.

TEN REASONS TO BUY ORGANIC GOOD

  • STRICT STANDARDS Organic food meets strict standards that assurances you that it is healthy and safe to eat.
  • CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES Organic farming does not use chemicals and pesticides that are routinely used in non organic food production.
  • ANIMAL WELFARE Animal welfare is a priority for organic farmers and all animals are reared on grassland which is entirely free of chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. Animals have free range and adequate living space and bedding so you can rest assured that an organic animal has hada good life.
  • HEALTHY SOIL Organic farmers ensure that they maintain a healthy soil pass on to future generations by incorporating methods such as rotations and adding natural fertility such as green manures or farmyard manure.
  • WATERQUALITY Organic farms preserve our valuable resoures as no pollutants are released into our waterways.
  • BIODIVERSITY Studies have shown that organic farms support a greater number of species that non-organic farms.
  • ENERGY Organic farms do not apply artificial chemicals and fertilizers which are by-products of the fossil fuel industry. Instead organic farming methods increase soil carbon and therefore reduce green house gases. Organic farming can directly contribute to reducing our emissions and therefore reducing the impact of climate change.
  • GM Organic farming prohibits the use of genetically modified organisms.
  • TASTE Many people genuinely believe that organic food tastes batter.
  • GOOD FOR NATURE GOOD FOR YOU!