What are ''organic'' foods and where can I buy them?

This article is an excerpt of a publication by Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services.
Published in 2000.

Organic food does not contain any pesticides or herbicides. Some stores and many farmers' markets sell it.

Organic food does not contain any pesticides or herbicides. In Canada, foods that say organic must meet government standards.

Buying organic produce helps renew the soil and protect the water supply. However, organic food usually costs more money. Organic food also spoils faster.

Whether or not you buy organic food, try to buy vegetables and fruits that are grown in Ontario (in season).

You can buy organic food at some:

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