People consume organic food for a whole host of reasons: environmental, health & wellbeing, taste… so on and so forth.
There are some astounding facts & figures attached to the Australian organic industry that have a positive impact on not just the macro economy, but also the rural, local micro economies that exist across this vast land.
Australian research into the effects of eating organically, versus conventionally grown foods, has unearthed some interesting findings in terms of synthetic chemical residues in our bodies and how to purge them from our systems. Farming organically is one thing, but taking it to the next level and being “certified organic” is a huge undertaking for the farmer but offers peace of mind to the end consumer for many reasons.
These are just some of the things we’ve learned from talking to people that are ‘in the know’ when it comes to organics. If you’re undecided about the benefits of choosing organic products, or are already aware of some but would like to know a little more, we encourage you to take just a few minutes and have a look at what the experts have to say…
Untold Benefits of Eating Organically
Dietitian Meg shares some research statistics with us, providing good reason to include more organic foods in our diet.
Growth of Australia’s Organic Industry
Dr Andrew Monk, chairman of Australian Organic, shares some amazing facts & figures and talks about the growth of the Australian organic industry and how it benefits the local economy.
In this edit Andrew dispels one of the biggest myths around organic products – the price! He also poses a very interesting question that every one of us should seriously consider.
Understanding ‘Certified Organic’ Farming
Ever wondered what the difference between conventionally & organically farmed produce really is? Find out here, straight from the farmer – a certified organic farmer to be more precise – as Adam explains all, and lets us in on a little “organic” secret.