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Farmworkers fearing toxic pesticide exposure fight for organic agriculture
Farmworkers fearing toxic pesticide exposure fight for organic agriculture

Far too often, discussions about pesticides in the food system exclude the men, women, and children who plant, tend, and harvest our food.

Study shows pesticide levels drop dramatically after 1 week of eating organic
Study shows pesticide levels drop dramatically after 1 week of eating organic

Can eating organic really reduce levels of pesticides in our bodies? A new peer-reviewed study published in the journal Environmental Research found that switching to…

I’ve been a farmworker all my life. Here’s why you should buy organic food
I’ve been a farmworker all my life. Here’s why you should buy organic food

Like millions of farmworkers who have labored in America’s fields and orchards, I know what it’s like to grow the food we eat using toxic…

What the pesticides in our urine tell us about organic food
What the pesticides in our urine tell us about organic food

A study helps answer a question many of us ask when deciding whether to buy organic food: does it really make a difference?

A pesticides wake-up call: New study confirms the need to eat and farm organic
A pesticides wake-up call: New study confirms the need to eat and farm organic

As organic farmers, we care deeply about the food we put in our bodies and how it’s grown. On our small farm in middle Georgia,…

Can eating organic lower your exposure to pesticides?
Can eating organic lower your exposure to pesticides?

A new study tracks the pesticides and residues in a small cohort of eaters, and found significant reductions when they switched to an all-organic diet.