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Top Reasons for Organic Farming

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Organic farms grow healthier, safer, better tasting products. There are many reasons to switch to an organic, local diet.

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Reduces exposure to synthetic pesticides. Report Abuse
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Respects water resources Report Abuse
Soil building and eliminating pollutants and nitrogen leaching protects and conserves water sources.
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Builds healthy soil. Report Abuse
Responsible organic farming maintains and builds the soil rather than destroying it and leeching it’s nutrients as most commercial farming does.
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Reduces pollution. Report Abuse
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Creates healthier work environments for farmworkers. Report Abuse
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Producers are leaders in innovative research. Report Abuse
Largely at their own expense, organic farmers are committed to research about methods to reduce agricultures harmful impact on the environment so that we can continue to have quality farming for future generations.
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Protect children from the negative effects of synthetic pesticides Report Abuse
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Strives to protect biodiversity. Report Abuse
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Farmer work in harmony with nature. Report Abuse
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Keeps rural communities healthy and thriving. Report Abuse
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Inspire a sense of place and seasonality Report Abuse
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Preserve local crop varieties Report Abuse
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Organic farming is expanding Report Abuse
Non-food products experts said couldn’t be grown organically are.
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Decrease your intake of harmful and unnecessary hormones and antibiotics. Report Abuse
Viruses and bacteria have developed immunity to many antibiotics because they are given unnecessarily to livestock on a daily basis. There are also many negative effects of the hormones they are given to humans.
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Boosts the nutritional quality of the food. Report Abuse
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Reduces health risks. Report Abuse
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Cleaner factories for meat processing Report Abuse
Fewer bacteria and metal bits in food.
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Tastes better Report Abuse
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Products meet stricter standards. Report Abuse
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Steers clear of unknown risks of GMOs Report Abuse
Genetically modified organisms, in this case foods, were approved without a lot of research and some negative effects are now creeping up. Since GMOs aren’t labeled the only way to avoid them is to go organic.
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