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Do you really know what Organic means?

Do you really know what Organic means?

👉 Whole systems approach ✅ Organics is not just “chemical free”. It is a whole system or holistic means of growing and handling food. The whole system is linked – Soil. Plants. Animals. Food. People. Environment. 👉 Friendlier ✅ Certified Organic products are grown and processed without the use of synthetic chemicals, fertilisers, or GMO’s. […]

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Organic Food is a ‘Human Right’, says leading food scientist

Organic Food is a ‘Human Right’, says leading food scientist

Reposted article from New Internationalist To stamp out pesticides from our fragile food systems is to protect those most prone to ill health, Friends of the Earth’s senior staff scientist, Kendra Klein explains to Yasmin Dahnoun. From seed to harvest, the food that arrives on our plates is far from its natural form. Whilst the majority of the population trust in farmers, […]

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What the Organic Certification means?

What the Organic Certification means?

Sourced from @australianorganic Organic standards and definitions began from what was known originally as ‘Natural Farming Methods’. The development of organic standards over the last 30 years has been based on what consumer expectations are of ‘organic’:• No use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides and harmful chemicals• Animal welfare protection• No use of antibiotics or genetically modified […]

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Preserve fresh frozen herbs in organic olive oil

Preserve fresh frozen herbs in organic olive oil

Preserve your fresh herbs for much longer This simple trick works best with firm, fresh organic herbs, such as rosemary, sage, thyme, and oregano. Once complete, simply cook the herb infused cubes with onions and garlic. The delicious aroma and flavour will be spread through your entire dish. 1) Wash and finely chop the herbs – if you wish, and pack the wells […]

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How do you know is a product is certified organic?

How do you know is a product is certified organic?

Choosing to eat organic is a lifestyle choice increasing numbers of people are choosing to make, but how do you know if a product is Certified Organic? Let’s take a look. To help Australians choose organic foods that have been certified, the organic certification program was established in the 1980s. The certification programs let consumers […]

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