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What's so different about Organic Food?

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A lot of people have heard about organic food, but many don't know how it's different from other food. Learn some of the basics to make better decisions for yourself and your family

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What's so different about Organic Food?

  1. 1. What’s Organic? Presented by Miguel Braganza and Green Essentials
  2. 2. WIKIPEDIA Organic farming is the form of agriculture that excludes or strictly limits the use of… CERTAIN “BANNED” ITEMS
  3. 3. 1) manufactured (synthetic) fertilizers 2) pesticides (which include herbicides, insecticides and fungicides) 3) plant growth regulators such as hormones, 4) Other materials like genetically modified organisms, human sewage sludge etc.
  4. 4. INSTEAD Organic agriculture relies on natural organic inputs and techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control.
  5. 5. Who invented synthetic fertillisers and pesticides? Same people that made the bombs in World War II. Explosives factories. But Why? They needed something to do
  6. 6. ONLY WHAT I SAY IS ORGANIC, IS REALLY ORGANIC.
  7. 7. ORGANIC IS MORE THAN A LABEL. Its healthier. Its tastier. It’s ecologically sustainable.
  8. 8. ORGANIC MEANS Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects. It combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved. - IFOAM
  9. 9. Tests at India’s Agricultural Universities are validating the tangible benefits of local formulations of Effective Micro- organisms like PANCHAGAVYA, SANJIBAN, AMRITPANI, etc... Traditional ‘Science’ being validated
  10. 10. BUT since we’re Maharajas of our own castles, let’s create our own household definition of ORGANIC
  11. 11. Maybe something like this? It’s the growing of food in our gardens… 1. Using only natural inputs for growth promotion and pest management 2. While taking care to avoid the intrusion of un-natural substances 3. And with the belief that Prevention is BETTER and CHEAPER than Cure
  12. 12. Our simple organic principles
  13. 13. THE MAGIC IS ACTUALLY IN HERE
  14. 14. KEEP ADDING ORGANIC MATTER
  15. 15. PRESERVE GOOD MICRO- ORGANISMS
  16. 16. OBSERVE YOUR GARDEN CLOSELY
  17. 17. TRUST HERBAL PEST REMEDIES
  18. 18. TRY AND GET SEED FROM ORGANIC SOURCES

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