Organic refers to the way food is grown. Organic agriculture farms and their products must meet guidelines that are verified by a USDA-approved independent agency. For fruits and vegetables to be labeled as organic, for the most part, they must be grown without the use of synthetic fertizliers, pesticides and sewage sludge. They cannot be genetically modified or use […]
Information and helpful tips to guide you along your path of eating for better health. Resources are focused on those living within Frederick, Shenandoah, Warren and Clarke Counties of Virginia.
More than 60% of the food American’s buy is highly processed. Processed foods are generally in the middle aisles of the grocery store – the ones with the packaging. Incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet. Eating seasonally (and locally) is better for you and your wallet. The Virginia Department of Agriculture provides […]