Eat More Organic Foods - Climate Change Benefits (more). 

Eat more fresh, unprocessed and organic foods.  Industrial farming practices use petroleum-based fertilizers, plowing, and little crop rotation that lead to large carbon footprints.  Organic does not use chemical fertilizers, minimizes pesticides and uses low-till methods that have a lower carbon footprint. 

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Eat More Organic Foods - Other Benefits (more):

Healthier Food with Fewer Pesticides

Supports Local Farmers & Creates More Jobs

Stimulates the Local Economy

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Ways to Eat More Organic Foods (more):

Shop at Farmer’s Markets

Subscribe to a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)

Shop Groceries that Feature Organic Food (eg. Puget Consumer Coop or PCC)

Garden (i.e. Container, Yard or Community)    

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Policy Advocacy for More Organic Food (more):

Educate a New Generation of Farmers

Provide Subsidies / Loans for Organic Agriculture as Part of the Farm Bill 

Ban Pesticides That Are Killing Bees

Focus Agricultural Research on Sustainable, Diversified, Organic Farming Systems

Foster LIvestock Reintegration on to Farms, Not Confined Animal Feeding Systems (CAFOs) 


Eating For a Healthy Planet 2016