Additional Benefits of Eating Organic

In 2006 I wrote a brief essay for my mother-in-law outlining why I believed organic food and clothing (cotton & hemp) were important. While I still view that essay as valid, it is now dated. There is much more detailed information available now than what I could find on the Internet then. I probably should update that description, but for now I’ll share here two more sets of reasons why organic is important–bees and personal health.

Bee Health

Bee Colony Collapse Disorder is a complicated issue. It appears that a cocktail of pesticides and fungicides makes bees susceptible to a parasite. Learn more here:

Personal Health

In addition to the health benefits of eating organic food noted in my 2006 essay, the following recent stories add more details:

Preserve your health and the bees, eat (and wear) organic!


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