Organic produce and food products are far from being a cool hipster trend meant to trick consumers into spending more. Consuming a diet of whole, organic foods has a number of health benefits because food grown in organic soil is more likely to have a higher nutritional content. And because organic food is not genetically modified or grown with toxic chemical pesticides as a means of weeds and pest control, it is safer to consume and better for the environment.
Of course all of this comes with a higher price tag, however it doesn’t necessarily have to be this way. This is especially true for individuals, families, or even entire communities that may not have the resources to purchase organic food on a regular basis. Thanks to the growing popularity of urban farming, food co-operatives, and commun