You're in the lunch room when you smell a fragrant aroma of tomato sauce. You turn your shoulder and see your coworker is eating a heaping bowl of pasta. She sees you staring and asks if you'd like to try some. You nod happily and walk over to take a bite.
"This is delicious," you proclim. "What did you put in there?"
"The recipe is simple really, but it's the organic tomatoes from the farmers market that really elevates the taste of this dish," your coworker explains.
Organic tomatoes, you think to yourself. They're a dollar more than what you normally buy - is it really worth it? You hear it all the time, that organic is better for you, but how is organic food different from its conventional counterparts?
Choosing organic food means means having confidence in knowing how your food was grown and prepared, while leaving the earth better than you found it. We explain the difference between organic and non-organic food in the infographics below, making it easier for you to make the right choice next time you're grocery shopping.
Learn More About Organic Food and Farming
- How to Eat for a Sustainable Planet [With Plant-Based Foods]
- A Beginner's Guide to Farmers' Market Shopping
- 8 Benefits of Farmers' Market Shopping
- The Decline of Pollinators & How You Can Help
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