We all believe that eating food grown organically equals better health, but what else are you standing up for when you reach out to support your local organic farmer—in other words, what does “organic” truly mean? On the farm, organic certification speaks to a way of life, of honouring health in all of its measures—from the wholesomeness of harvests to the well-being of workers and contentment of livestock to the sanctity of the soil, water, and wildlife it works in partnership with. “People who are organic farmers love it,” says Michelle Tsutsumi of Golden Ears Farm, a third-generation family farm on Secwepemc land near Chase, BC. “It is a deeply held belief and philosophy for them. Buying local organic food supports farmers in being able to do this work that they love to do.” “There are so many reasons to support organics,” says Jen Gamble, executive director of Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC), “that it comes down to what is personally important to you—whether that’s health, the environment, or animal welfare. “Supporting certified organic local farms is a way for consumers to recognize their important issues and address them. When you have a standard such as organic certification, this… Read full this story
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