What do you think of when you hear the word “organic”? To most people, means “earth friendly”, healthy,pesticide
free, and also expensive (2001, What You Should Know About Organic Foods). Organic food takes into consideration the safety
and health of both the environment and humans. Environmentally sound growing practices include: rotating crops, and planting
plants that attract insects and pests around other food crops. This also deals with crop yeild. Organic farming does not tolerate
the use of pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides (Flowerdew, 2000). Both fruit and poultry can be organically produced.
There is so much more to discoverabout organics. Take a look at the rest of the site to see the advantages and disadvantages,
information on pesticides, and genetically modified foods.
Be prepared for a quiz at the end!