Why switch to organic?
If you find yourself standing in the produce aisle, trying to decide between the organic apples and the non-organic apples, consider this: while your “regular” apples might be less expensive, they can carry a hefty environmental and social price tag.
“Agriculture has a huge environmental footprint,” says Laura Telford, national director of Canadian Organic Growers. “Getting things to market quickly can mean ignoring the environmental and social costs. These things will add up and have an huge impact on our health.”
Here’s how you can make the switch to organic, without breaking the bank.