Certified organic fruits and vegetables are grown without the use of synthetic pesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), or synthetic fertilizers. This means that they are less likely to contain harmful chemicals that can potentially be harmful to human health.
Studies have suggested that organically grown fruits and vegetables may have higher levels of certain nutrients, such as vitamin C, iron, and magnesium, compared to conventionally grown counterparts. This can contribute to a more nutritious diet.
Organic farming practices prioritize the use of natural resources and promote biodiversity. Organic farmers focus on soil health, water conservation, and minimizing pollution, which helps to protect ecosystems and reduce the impact on the environment.
Organic certification requires strict adherence to regulations, ensuring that the produce has been grown and handled according to organic standards. This provides consumers with confidence and peace of mind, knowing that they are purchasing food with a clear and transparent production process.
Buying certified organic produce supports small-scale farmers who often prioritize sustainable farming practices and take great pride in producing high-quality, organic food. By supporting these farmers, consumers contribute to the local economy and help to preserve traditional farming methods.
Here is what you can find in our store this week at www.rumarfarm.ca
Pears and Peaches
Melons, Black Mountain and Honey Dew
Canning, Heirloom and Cherry Tomatoes
Stir Fry Mix
Rumar Farm Lettuce Mix
Kale and Swiss Chard
Hot and Sweet Peppers
Herbs, Mushrooms and Fresh Eggs
Ruth and Marc, Rumar Farm