Earth Day, which is tomorrow, immediately brings to mind recycling, consuming less gasoline, driving a hybrid car or ways to conserve energy. Rarely, however, do people think about eating organic food as an essential component of saving our environment.
A case in point is a former girlfriend of mine. She literally used to take home empty bottles of beer from bars because she was so worried that they wouldn’t be recycled. Yet when it came time to eating organic food, it wasn’t a concern of hers at all.
The reality is this. Eating organic food is a statement that you care not only about yourself but also about the planet.
Conventionally-grown food uses a tremendous amount of pesticides on the crops. How much exactly? Read more »