Natural. Organic. GMO-free. Biodynamic. Shade-grown. IPM-certified. No additives or preservatives...Shopping for food used to be so easy. But lately, it's become a misguided maze of acronyms, disclaimers, and marketing hype. What does it all mean? Who can you trust?
Relax! The Eco-Foods Guide
provides just the sort of expert help you need. Sustainable agriculture and consumer advocate Cynthia Barstow takes you joyfully by the hand and explains it all. Knowing that what's good for the Earth is likely to be good for you, she examines the down side of today's food choices, and then takes you on a fascinating and even humorous tour among the alternatives, helping you to decide the best food solutions for you and your family - among them:
- eating seasonally;
- buying local;
- shopping at farmer's markets;
- eating at chef's collaborative restaurants;
- supporting labeling, organic and IPM production methods;
- regarding our food again as sacred.