The world that we live in is filled with many different technological advances. While most of these advances are beneficial to us there are some which can harm us. One example of this is the use of genetically modified food. The food which is produced in this manner is unnatural and will cause health problems in the long run. For this reason you have groups of people like the organic consumers association which takes the part of the consumer.
This group is battling large chemical corporations and governmental procedure to make sure that you have the right to eat whatever food that you want. If this food can be free from harmful pesticides and fertilizers then you can be sure that the organic consumers association will look to this matter.
Before any food can be thought of as being organic the organic consumers association will do a background check on the place where the food was grown. In order for a land to be deemed suited for organic food growing there should be no trace of chemical or pesticides being used in that area for more than 2 years.
Once the land has recovered from the chemical pollution the organic consumers association will give their go ahead for the land to start producing edible food. To make sure that the produce which are grown here are free from harmful pests the use of friendly bugs and compatible plants will need to be introduced.
Now what is meant by these friendly bugs is insects like Ladybugs and spiders. These insects have your plants good health at heart. By this you will see the crop eating bugs being taken as a tasty snack by the aforementioned insects. You will also find that some plants have the ability of repel the plant eating insects before they cause damage to your organic garden.
If you aren’t sure about the type of fertilizers and plant food to place in your garden the organic consumers association will have some helpful tips for you to look at. These will of course have to be natural and organic fertilizers but once you have committed to this course of having organic foods it is only natural to use all natural fertilizing products too.
While many of us are still stuck in the same old rut of greasy artery clogging foods, the organic consumers association is taking steps to provide us with a better and very healthy lifestyle. You will find that the many organic foods which are available to be absolutely delicious and 100% organically natural.