By Meghan Hickok
What Makes a Product Organic?
Why Should We Eat Organic?
Why Are We Using These Chemicals?
How Do These Chemicals Hurt Our Environment?
Do These Chemicals Hurt Other Animals Too?
Some Shocking Statistics!
More than 85% of the corn and soy grown in the United States comes from seeds whose DNA has been rejiggered. (Organic Diets, 2010)
33% of farmers admit to using harsh chemicals on their crops. (Environmental Benefits of Organic Farming, 2011)
What Can We Do To Help?
Organic Farming. Good for nature, Good for us. Let's make a difference; NOW.
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