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, my husband and I grow U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic food — strawberries, Muscadine grapes, kale, sweet potatoes, ginger, turmeric and sweet onions — without toxic pesticides.

Food should nourish our bodies and the land — but a new study shows that most people are consuming toxic pesticides every time they eat.

Read full op-ed here.