Organic Food Bolivar MO

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Langford Farms
(417) 326-3328
Bolivar, MO
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Domata Living Flour
(417) 770-4522
P.O. Box 10
Fair Play, MO
 
Mountain View Farmers Market
417-764-3724 or 417-469-3290
West Park, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Saturday, 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Noon

The Little Muddy Farm
(816) 225-7344
Lee's Summit, MO
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Ecovian

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Herb'n Gardener
(816) 842-4432
Kansas City, MO
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Ecovian

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Prairie of the Rock
(417) 761-0300
Halfway, MO
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Ecovian

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Warren County Farmers Market
(636) 456-3066
at County Fairgrounds
Warrenton, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May 19-October Tuesday,3:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Bannister Federal Complex Farmers Market
92nd & Troost
Kansas City, MO
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 9-September 29 Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Rockgate Farm
(417) 589-2192
Conway, MO
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Ecovian

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Sunny Creek Farm
(636) 451-5566
Villa Ridge, MO
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Ecovian

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The Organic Food Value Debate

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

More and more people are reaching to organic food believing that by eating organic food that they are doing their bodies goorganic foodod. But is eating organic really improving your health?  According to information from a new stud conducted in Toronto and appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, there is no data supporting the notion that organic foods are any healthier or more beneficial than regular, non organic conventional foods.

About Organic Foods

Organic food refers to food items that are produced, manufactured and handled using organic means defined by certifying bodies such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under its Organic Food Products Act. As of April 2008, organic food accounts for 1-2% of food sales worldwide.

Organic Food Regulations

Organic food production is a heavily regulated industry. Currently, the United States, Canada, Japan, the European U

nion (EU) and many other countries require organic producers to obtain special certification in order to market food as "organic". While the use of conventional non-organic pesticides, insecticides and herbicides is greatly restricted and only used as a last resort. However, what many people do NOT realize is certain non-organic fertilizers are still used. Most certifications also allow some chemical pesticides to also be used when producing organic foods. This means that there can still be several sources of chemicals used in the growing and management of "organic" food from production to market.

Is Organic Worth the Money?

Constant debates occur over whether it is beneficial in any way to buy some produce organically.There are several studies that suggest buying organic is NOT worth the money.

According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, the following twelve foods have the lowest pesticide load when conventionally grown. Consequently, they are the safest conventionally grown crops to consume and buying organic here may not provide any real val;ue for your money:

  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Broccoli 
  • Cabbage
  • Eggplant
  • Kiwi
  • Mangos
  • Onions
  • Pineapples 
  • Sweet corn (frozen)
  • Sweet peas (frozen)

The following are some of the "dirtier" foods, when it comes to chemical contamination from fert...

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