What is Organic Food Anyway?


February 18, 2024

By Christina De La Rocha

To qualify as organic, produce and grains must have been grown on land that was cultivated organically for at least the last three years.

Less than 170 kg of nitrogen per hectare of cultivated field can be applied each year in the form of manure.

Organic farming considers the farm itself as an organism that lives and breathes, growing and rotting in complex cycles...

...moving energy and materials through a network of life, most of which is down there in the soil.

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