Organic farming not only protects the earth and the water supply so our children have a cleaner and safer world to grow up in. It also keeps potentially harmful chemicals out of our little ones’ especially vulnerable bodies. Organic fruits and vegetables are grown without the chemical pesticides, chemical fertilizers, sludge sewage, bioengineering, antibiotics, and ionizing radiation that have no place at our children's high chairs.There are TONS of reasons to choose organic. Here are just a few that made us say "wow!":
Source: Organic Consumers Association, US Government Fact Sheet http://www.organicconsumers.org/organic/wic-faq.pdf.
Please excuse us as we climb up on our soapbox, but it must be said: just because something says it’s organic does NOT mean that it’s necessarily a healthy option. Surprised? Processed and sugary foods can be made with organic ingredients, too. Since we know these things matter to you too, be sure to read beyond the organic label to the ingredients list.
Here's a resource that we use to learn more about organic, how organic farming "has long been the standard for human nutrition," and why it especially matters for our children: http://www.drgreene.com/21_868.html