Babble Vlog! We hear and see so much about “organic” these days, but what does organic really mean and why should we care? After researching lists and expert opinions online, I still had questions. So, I got in touch with my good friend and expert in fresh and sustainable cooking, Chef Nathan Lyon of Growing A Greener World on PBS. He gives me the big picture on organic and one simple rule to remember. Watch the Organic Banter video at Babble’s Family Kitchen.
So tell me: Do you buy organic? Why or why not?
CHEF NATHAN LYON
The big picture. “If you can afford it, buy organic whenever possible because it’s better for the planet.” Find Chef Nathan Lyon in the kitchen at Growing A Greener World. To pre-order your advance copy of Great Food Starts Fresh and to learn more about Chef Nathan Lyon, check out his website.
Dirty Dozen / Clean 15 from EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce
Organic Food on Wikipedia
The New Dirty Dozen: 12 Foods to Eat Organic at The Daily Green.
Organic Foods: Are they Safer? More nutritious? from The Mayo Clinic.
Organic Certification at United States Department of Agriculture
13 Foods You Should Always Buy Organic at Reader’s Digest
What to Buy Organic at Parents.com
ORGANIC OR… UNPROCESSED?
All this talk about organic has got me thinking unprocessed. Specifically Andrew Wilder’s October Unprocessed. Do you think you could take the pledge and eat no processed foods for a whole month?