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Wesley Verhoeve

Shared March 28, 2017

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Matt Koidin

Shared September 11, 2015

It has happened to all of us. You’re standing in the produce aisle, just trying to buy some zucchini, when you face the inevitable choice: Organic or regular?

It’s a loaded question that can mean many different things, sometimes all at once: Healthy or pesticide-drenched? Tasty or bland? Fancy or basic? Clean or dirty? Good or bad?

Annelouise Verboon

Shared April 1, 2017

Organic or not? Nice explanation

James Fee

Shared February 4, 2017

Screw veggies

Waheeda Aziz

Shared December 30, 2016

Great facts about organic fruit and veg...maybe a lot of us don't know.

Waheeda Aziz

Shared December 30, 2016

Great facts about organic fruit and veg...maybe a lot of us don't know.

Nick Heynen

Shared December 24, 2016

Some concerning points for someone like me who buys organic produce, and mostly at the grocery store (though not at "super markets"). I'd like to hear any counterpoints from organic food people out there.

Asma Afreen

Shared March 21, 2017

The science available thus far says any additional nutritional benefits from organic produce, compared with conventional, are very small.

Danilo Andrade

Shared January 10, 2017

any differences in nutrition are relatively insignificant. Ultimately, if you want more nutrients, eat more vegetables, organic or not.

Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi

Shared January 1, 2017

If you want to know more about your fruits and vegetables, buy them at the local farmers market, organic or not. The prices are often competitive with supermarkets, the in-season goods will be fresher than those shipped long distances, and any questions you have on production practices can be asked and answered on the spot. If you can’t make it to the farmers market, don’t waste your money on that little label.

Jasmine Wynona

Shared December 18, 2016

*raises eyebrow*

Darrin Nelson

Shared July 11, 2017

🕺🏾

If you want to know more about your fruits and vegetables, buy them at the local farmers market, organic or not.

Lily Geller

Shared December 27, 2015

"Bottom line: If you want to know more about your fruits and vegetables, buy them at the local farmers market, organic or not."

Ernst Haft

Shared December 26, 2016

In 2010, a study found that some organic pesticides can actually have a worse environmental impacts than conventional ones. Plus, a recent study found that because organic agriculture is now done mostly en masse by big corporations (what’s known dismissively by advocates as “Walmart organic”), the lower yields combined with the use of heavy machinery means it actually releases more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than conventional farming

Sean Norris

Shared February 20, 2017

Something to consider

Patrick Shortall

Shared December 21, 2016

That makes me feel better. Eating healthily does not have to be expensive.

Rick Weber

Shared January 1, 2017

New Years resolution: stop doing harm by fooling yourself with organic marketing.

Pat Hennelly

Shared January 5, 2017

Fresh is best! Don't necessarily agree with safe levels of pesticide but taste is largely dependent on freshness. I do think produce grown in dirt Is better than hydroponics.

Derek Means

Shared October 5, 2017

caveat at the end: buying at farmers markets directly is the only avenue with any appreciable benefit.

Rob Harmer

Shared January 3, 2017

“Organic” has essentially become another way of saying “luxury.”

Alimee Pagulayan

Shared March 25, 2017

If you like to eat veggies like I do, you may want to read this.

Arunjay Katakam

Shared April 2, 2017

Argument well made

Marcel Defranc

Shared May 27, 2017

de la mano con el anterior post

Jeremy Dahl

Shared December 25, 2016

and

Josh Hollingsworth

Shared February 7, 2017

Bottom line: If you want to know more about your fruits and vegetables, buy them at the local farmers market, organic or not. The prices are often competitive with supermarkets, the in-season goods will be fresher than those shipped long distances, and any questions you have on production practices can be asked and answered on the spot. If you can’t make it to the farmers market, don’t waste your money on that little label

R. Kroner

Shared March 8, 2017

Bitte drauf achten: hier gehts nur um Gemüse und keine tier Produkte.

William Clarke

Shared June 14, 2017

Stop overpaying yo!

Omar The Great

Shared October 19, 2017

Interesting read

jung lee

Shared December 20, 2016

zucchini

Sharon McCammon

Shared December 26, 2016

why do you say that?

Terry Serres

Shared January 4, 2017

In praise of farmers markets

crazy cat

Shared January 21, 2017

este articuló es una muy buena recomendación

nonotron

Shared February 7, 2017

Pérdida de tiempo y dinero.

Lee Kierstead

Shared February 9, 2017

I haven't bought organic in a few years, as I could never justify the expense to myself. It seems more a thing for people more financially privileged. However, this article does not touch upon soil health. I also recall seeing elsewhere at some point, that it is possible to get higher yields per acre when farming organic on a small scale, which is another thing not discussed here.

Koos Brits

Shared February 28, 2017

Food for thought?

DJ Sekar

Shared March 28, 2017

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Shared April 1, 2017

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Scott Whitlock

Shared April 12, 2017

Yes, this! "But this price difference does not just reflect the added cost of organic agriculture techniques: It’s also because people will pay more for the label—often without knowing what it means. “Organic” has essentially become another way of saying “luxury.”"

Bashar Hanouneh

Shared May 20, 2017


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benefits

Divya Sasi

Shared May 27, 2017

"In 2010, a study found that some organic pesticides can actually have a worse environmental impacts than conventional ones."

Jordan Nelson

Shared June 25, 2017

Good read

Megu Pop

Shared July 16, 2017

Grow your own veggies!

Qq W

Shared July 21, 2017

It is important for every of us.

Sigrun Schwarze

Shared September 5, 2017

the “premium” markup on organic food is 29-32%, when only a 5-7% markup would be needed to break even

Marjorie M

Shared September 7, 2017

Interesting...

Pocket User

Shared September 20, 2017

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Pocket User

Shared September 20, 2017

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Kimberly Lombard

Shared September 30, 2017

Guess I'm going to stop wasting my money on organic. Conventional it is 🍽️

Robert Zunikoff

Shared October 7, 2017

Even though I often buy organic I have had my doubts as summarized in this article

Christopher Burton

Shared October 16, 2017

"If you want to know more about your fruits and vegetables, buy them at the local farmers market, organic or not. The prices are often competitive with supermarkets, the in-season goods will be fresher than those shipped long distances, and any questions you have on production practices can be asked and answered on the spot. If you can’t make it to the farmers market, don’t waste your money on that little label."

Elly Paul Tomas

Shared October 20, 2017

Organic = luxury.

Murray Chapman

Shared November 5, 2017

Sadly, this article totally overlooked the damage of GMO on the human body. whether GM or organic taste better, are cheaper etc, whats the point of saving money if your damaging your organs, getting cancer or losing a baby. The research is all there.

Tom Kemp

Shared 6 days ago

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Ron Sparks

Shared February 24, 2017

This. All. of. this.

Organic almost always means "I'm buying a feeling of superiority" with little or no basis in fact.

And the conclusion of this article is even better. If you truly want to make a difference, buy local at your local farmers market or co-op.