Green Food - Organic Food - lower your food's environmental impact


Ways to Eat Green
Buy Local Food
Buy Fresh Food
Eat Less Meat
Eat Less Processed
Something Fishy
Buy Organic
Eat Less
Choosing Wisely
Grow Your Own
Waste Not Want Not
The Problems
High Prices?
Useful Pages
Environmental Consultants

Advice on:
Environmental Permits
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Benefits of Organic Food to the Environment

Standard farming methods appear more efficient, ie you get more output per acre of farmland, than you would using an organic system.

But what you are seeing is a pay off from the masses of energy that has gone in to producing artificial fertilizers and pesticides. In fact a study found a 20% smaller yield from organic farms using 50% less fertilizer and 97% less pesticide.

As much as forty percent of energy used in the food system goes towards the production of artificial fertilizers and pesticides.

So organic food will have a lower carbon footprint, and will maintain higher levels of bio diversity within the crop lands.

What can I do?

organic eco label You can look for this symbol on products you buy.

For more information visit
vege boxes

organic veg
Better still you could sign up for a weekly vege box, local food means less miles travelled.



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