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Author Burke, Cindy.

Title To buy or not to buy organic : what you need to know to choose the healthiest, safest, most earth-friendly food / Cindy Burke.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Marlowe & Company, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  641.302 Bur    ---  Available
Description xvii, 221 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-197) and index.
Contents Why choose organics? -- How pesticide exposure impacts your health -- Growing organic foods -- Organic economics -- "Beyond organics" : local and sustainable -- The dirty dozen : twelve foods to eat only if they're organic -- To buy or not to buy organic? : helping you make the decision -- Where to find healthy food.
Summary A guide to buying organic food discusses the benefits, how to reduce pesticide consumption, the economic factors, local and sustainable produce, deciding which types of food to buy organically, and places to shop.
Source ILDP 6/2009 PPL
Subject Natural foods -- Health aspects -- United States.
Natural foods -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Grocery shopping -- United States.
Consumers -- United States.
ISBN 9781569242681 (pbk.)
1569242682 (pbk.)

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