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A field guide to buying organic

Author: Luddene Perry; Daniel Schultz
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive guide to healthful, affordable food shopping in the Organic Age'from a pioneer in the organic movement What does it really mean when a food is labeled organic' While many of us believe there are good reasons to buy organic, what exactly are they' The authors of this indispensable handbook sift fact from fiction to help you make informed decisions that are right for you. Here is everything you need to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Perry, Luddene.
Field guide to buying organic.
New York : Bantam Books, 2005
(DLC) 2005048267
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luddene Perry; Daniel Schultz
ISBN: 9780307484765 0307484769
OCLC Number: 427420621
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 342 pages)
Responsibility: Luddene Perry & Daniel Schultz.

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The definitive guide to healthful, affordable food shopping in the Organic Age'from a pioneer in the organic movement What does it really mean when a food is labeled organic' While many of us believe there are good reasons to buy organic, what exactly are they' The authors of this indispensable handbook sift fact from fiction to help you make informed decisions that are right for you. Here is everything you need to know, including when paying more for organic is worth it'and when it's not. A Field Guide to Buying Organic provides you with: 'Self-tests to determine your current organic-shopping habits'and the type of organic shopper you want to become 'A primer on organic food standards, labels, and seals 'Health and quality comparisons of organically grown versus conventionally grown produce 'An aisle-by-aisle supermarket guide to information about the most popular organic produce, dairy, meat and poultry, baked goods, nuts, seeds, grains, convenience foods, and drinks 'The truth about pesticides, hormones, genetically modified foods (GMOs), toxins, and bacteria 'Plus illustrations featuring product logos and contact information, and a fascinating overview of the evolution of organics From the Trade Paperback edition.

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