Organic farmers are stewards of the land rather than soil rapers
Organic food is free of chemicals
GMO farmers use more aggressive control measures, such as increased use of chemical sprays.
Organic food is free of unsustainable petroleum fertilizers
Organic food promotes better health.
Organic food tastes richer, sweeter and is more satisfying
Organic food uses natural defenses, and has no unhealthy pesticides
Bio-engineered crops harm species that are not their target, such as monarch
Organic growers use sustainable methods of growing food that promote soil health rather than destroying the soil
GMO transfer pesticide-resistant genes to related weeds may produce "super weeds" immune to commonly used control methods
Nature adapts and may begin to produce 'super bugs' putting heirloom plants at a disadvantage.
Locally grown food costs less to ship
Locally grown organic food uses less fuel to deliver to consumer
Locally grown organic food is fresher
Locally grown organic fruit tastes better
Locally grown organic fruit has a higher nutrient value than fruit picked early.
Seasonal vegetables taste better and deliver diversity through out the year
Organic growers are more productive
Organic growers use less fuel hungry machinery
Local organic farmers employ local people
Organic growers use less water
Organic growers use Non GMO seed
Organic growers do not use toxic Roundup. Glysophate is the listed active ingredient, but the other ingredients are even more toxic
Organic growers do not have to lie about the toxic chemicals in and on their food
GMO crops are infecting heirloom crops
Organic growers provide better variety and seed diversity
Less wasted produce when you buy from local organic farmers.
Ordinary, familiar foods can become allergenic through the addition of foreign genes.
Locally grown food lasts longer
Maybe you can help be think of more reasons to support local and organic farmers.
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