The Clean 15
This is a continuation of the previous post, Pesticides in Your Food.
Though Big Mama loves the organics…we also love the locals. So in addition to advocating for conscious consuming, we also encourage small farming practices and the support of local farmers and markets as a more appropriate and long term solution to our current agricultural problems and demands.
I was surprised corn made the clean list & cautiously read between the lines. Sweet corn? Hmmm…how many different kinds of corn exist???
Take this list with the grain of salt it deserves. But, who doesn’t love a cheat sheet? So here it is–
Lowest in Pesticide
I also encourage anyone interested to visit the site for a full summary. It breaks down the actual pesticides tested and the percentage amounts found in food today. This list is relative to our industry.
Coming up in future blogs we will be discussing the benefits of hobby farming, and explore the ideas of successful people like Barbara Kingsolver, who put the ideas of future farming and sustainable living to practice.
It is in the future of sustainable living and growing practices—in the health and progression of our farms—
That we will find the clean food. The healthy food. The best food for our bellies.