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What is organic agriculture?

  According to Brittanica, organic agriculture is an “agricultural system that uses ecologically based pest controls and biological fertilizers derived largely from animal and plant wastes and nitrogen-fixing cover crops.” To put it simply, organic farming strives to avoid harmful chemicals and pesticides during the growing process. At The Organic Snack Company, we choose cleanly

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Benefits of gluten-free eating

  Eating gluten-free can have significant health benefits–especially today when Americans are eating so many processed foods. Not surprisingly, we’re seeing brands develop gluten-free options for people who are gluten intolerant. Some examples include gluten-free bread, pizza crust, cake, pasta, and more. So what is this gluten trend all about? Let’s start by looking at

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Organic: what it is and why it matters

The organic food industry–with sales of over $61.9 billion in 2020–is thriving. More people are taking interest in the quality of their food, and are striving to make healthier choices. Eating organic foods is one major way to do this. But identifying the facts can be tricky with all the information out there. So let’s answer two important questions: what does “organic” mean? And why does it matter?

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7 easy sustainable practices

In our world today, sustainability is more important than ever. But what exactly is sustainability?
Though there are a lot of definitions out there, this one encapsulates the spirit of sustainability: “the quality of causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a long time.” In other words, making sustainable choices means prioritizing what’s best for the planet–thereby serving future generations.

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4 foods that boost your immunity

Supporting your immune system can promote your overall health. And if you want to lessen your likelihood of getting sick, a great first step is visiting the grocery store. Eating the following foods (and more!) can help prevent colds, the flu, and infections. Keep reading for a list of common foods–including ones you may already be eating–that will help you stay healthy.

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