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What does Organic Really Mean?



Balance in Nature! As human beings, we are directly connected to the environment and with our choices we impact our own surroundings. Every time we eat, we have choices. Make it count and preserve our planet! 

Choosing organic (which is always non GMO, hormone, pesticide and antibiotic free) it's pretty much guaranteed you're also going to consume alot more nutrients than non organic foods. This leads to improvements of all types for our bodies including cognitive development and in vitro development!

It also means ethical treatment of animals and food systems that can develop locally so that food produced locally is also consumed locally. What a concept!

Think about it " Every time you purchase confinement-factory farm meats from a conventional grocery store, you are voting for that system to continue. If you don't believe in that system, don't vote for it" - Tim Hoven, Eckville, Alberta

Support grocery stores that carry local products! 
Check out these Canadian Organic Farms:
Amara Farm facebook.com/amarafarm
Golden Ears Farm goldenearsfarm.com
The Homestead Organic Farm thehomesteadorganicfarm.ca
Meeting Place Farm meetingplaceorganicfarm.ca
Hove Farms hovenfarms.com

For Resources:
CRAFT Ontario craftontario.ca
Young Agrarians youngagrarians.org

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Healthy YUMMY Snacks

Apples & Cheese (try old cheddar!)
Cheese (remember we're talking REAL cheese, NEVER processed wanna be cheese slices) & Wholesome Crackers or better yet Wholegrain Pita (these are tricky to find, avoid enriched wheat flours and preservatives or anything artificial)
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Wholegrain Toast with Natural Peanut Butter (not the sugar laden stuff Kraft likes us to think is Peanut Butter) Toast With Cheese, Toast with Spinich & Feta
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Fresh Coconut Chunks
Applesauce with Cinnamon & Maple Syrup
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Hard Boiled Eggs on Toast, Just Eggs n Toast
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