Wednesday, April 16, 2008

10 Reason to Go Organic on Earth Day

"( - LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – One of the most visible signs of the booming ‘green’ movement has been the growing crop of organic fruits and vegetables sprouting in supermarket produce bins and farmers market stalls. Organic produce sales doubled from roughly $3 billion in 2002 to $6 billion in 2006, according to the Organic Trade Association. That figure is expected to surge to $8.1 billion by 2010. Just over 6% of all produce sales now fall into the organic category, up from 2.5% a decade ago.

In honor of Earth Day, produce authority has compiled a list of reasons to consider going organic when you’re stocking your pantry. Some reasons are rooted in fact; others are in the eye (or tastebuds) of the beholder. But if you need an excuse to pay higher organic prices, here are 10 of them."

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