Which Summer Produce You Really Should Choose Organic and WhyMore and more food producers are growing foods organically and I see organic produce often from the smallest of road stands to major grocery retailers, too. More people are seeking it and the growers are listening. Look at these pointers to keep in mind regarding those organic food choices:
Give local farmers a chance. In some cases, locally-sourced food from conscientious farmers is better than commercially produced organic food, even when the farmers can't afford the high cost for USDA certification. Your local farmer may be going over and beyond what the USDA requires to be labeled as organic. Talk to your growers! Here are some questions to ask them regarding their growing practices to ensure pesticides are not used.