Organic Food Los Lunas NM

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Belen/Valencia County Growers Market
(505) 401-4390
Anna Becker Park, Hwy. 309/Reinken Ave.
Belen, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Friday, 4:30 p.m.-sellout
County
Valencia

Erda Gardens and Learning Center
(505) 610-1538
Albuquerque, NM
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Farmington Farmers Market
(505) 334-9496
Animas Park off Browning Parkway
Farmington, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
July-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
County
San Juan

Edgewood Farmers Market
(505) 281-7851
Next to Dairy Queen, #24, Hwy 344
Edgewood, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Monday, 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County
Santa Fe

Private Label Select Ltd. Co.
(505) 737-0522
PO Box 2678
Ranchos de Taos, NM

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Corrales Growers' Market
(505) 898-6336
Recreaction Center, 500 Jones Rd.
Albuquerque, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County
Bernalillo

Los Poblanos Organics
(505) 681-4060
Albuquerque, NM
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Mitzy's Garden
(575) 779-4835
Costilla, NM
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Los Alamos Farmers Market
(505) 581-4651
Mesa Public Library, Central & 20th
Los Alamos, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
County
Los Alamos

Acoma Farmers Market
(505) 235-6349
Near Casino
Acoma, NM
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
August-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
County
Cibola

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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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