When I ask people if they buy organic the normal response I get is, “there’s no difference between non-organic and organic except for the price.” While yes organic fruits and vegetables do cost more, the quality in my opinion is incomparable between the two. When you pick up a carton of organic strawberries and they actually smell and taste like strawberries, it makes you wonder what the hell you’ve been eating all these years. Have you ever eaten those large, full size carrots that you buy in bag? They taste like a tree branch compared to carrots fresh from the garden. Sure, the nutritional value might be the same but God only knows what they’ve been sprayed with and what kind of fertilizer has been used on them. I’ve read that some farms in Mexico have been caught using human feces to grow crops down there. Yuck!
I had planned on some great garden posts for 2014 but I lost my amazing garden when I sold my house earlier this year. All my apple trees, raspberry bushes and my strawberry patches… all gone! Luckily I was able to