Organic this! Organic that! What is the big deal? It seems like the word Organic is used just to charge more money for products we already buy. We came across an ironic but really funny cartoon below.

 

and how true that is! But unfortunately, farming has actually gone backward when it comes to better healthier food. Our grandparents actually ate better then we did! Why? The use of pesticides has become a killer for our nutrition.

Actually the organic farming movement arose in the 1940s in response to the industrialization of agriculture known as the Green Revolution. In 1939, Lord Northbourne coined the term organic farming in his book Look to the Land (1940), out of his conception of “the farm as organism,” to describe a holistic, ecologically balanced approach to farming—in contrast to what he called chemical farming,

So yes, some may use the word “Organic” to charge more, but think about it, if we all buy organic, one day it will become the standard, hence becoming cheaper! So please do the South African Organic market a favour. Support them!