Organic food is grown without the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, a fact that can be helpful not only for the people who consume the food but for the ecosystems in which the food is grown, which may suffer f... More »

Multiple studies have shown that organic farmers use fewer pesticides, restrict the inclusion of food additives and follow practices that benefit the environment. There have also been reports that people with food allerg... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

The main difference between organic and conventional foods is that when growing organic foods, farmers use only natural ingredients that are safe for human health, while in conventional food growth, the use of chemicals ... More » Food Food Facts

The term "organically grown" means that the food in question, such as a fruit or a vegetable, has been grown using only natural (i.e., not synthetic) pesticides and fertilizers. While technically, any food can claim to b... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Energy conservation is important because it reduces how much energy people use, which draws less electricity from polluting electric plants. It also allows people to save money. Energy conservation is viewed as an import... More » Science Environmental Science Conservation

Organic peanuts are grown without synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Most organic peanuts are grown in the arid climates of New Mexico and Arizona to minimize crop contamination by Aspergillus flavos, a mold that carr... More »

Soil conservation is important because soil is crucial for many aspects of human life as it provides food, filters air and water and helps to decompose biological waste into nutrients for new plant life. Soil can be drai... More »