Organic Food Tipp City OH

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Peddlers Paradise
(937) 339-7881
865 W. Market Street
Troy, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
County
Miami

Volk Fruit Farm
(937) 857-9300
5782 Addison-New Carlisle Pike
Casstown, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-December Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
County
Miami

Green County Farm Market Association
(937) 372-3281
Beaver Valley & Dayton; Xenia Road, Kmart Parking Lot
Fairborn, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June- Thursday, 2:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
County
Greene

Greene County Farm Market Association
(937) 372-3281
Indian Ripple Road, North of I 675; Parking lot next to Kmart
Beavercreek, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June- Saturday, 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
County
Montgomery

Planet Hemp & Cloth of the Gods @ Garden of the Goddess
(937) 767-9001
114 xenia ave.
Yellow Springs, OH

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Miami County Farmers Market
(937) 676-2787
Corner of ST RT & 41 Experiment Farm Rd.
Troy, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
County
Miami

Fairborn Farmers Market
(937) 754-3030
Corner of Main St. & Grand Ave.
Fairborn, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
County
Greene

Wegerzyn's Farmers Market
(937) 276-7051
Courthouse Square 3rd & Main Street
Dayton, OH
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Monday, 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
County
Montgomery

Rush Creek Gardens
(937) 778-9393
Piqua, OH
Membership Organizations
Ecovian

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Spring Run Farm & CSA
(937) 835-5113
New Lebanon, OH
Membership Organizations
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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