The taste of the organic food is one of reason encourage people to purchase the organic food. Renée S Hughner, Pierre McDonagh, Andrea Prothero, Clifford J. Shultz II, and Julie Stanton in their article" Who Are Organic Food Consumers? A Compilation and Review of Why People Purchase Organic Food ", said that several studies have found ‘taste’ to be among the most important criteria in organic food purchases. Organic food is fresh so of that is tastier than inorganic food is not including preservatives that make it last longer as the organic
Then the USDA will give the USDA organic label. For the people who are doubt the truth of organic foods. They can check the labels to make them feel comfortable on buying it. On the label, it shows the ingredients of the organic foods. If the food is completely organic, the label may show 100 percent organic on the label.
There are many pros and cons to both sides of this issue but after researching I will say that I believe that organic farming is definitely the way to go. Not only is it better for your own personal health through the consumption of the products derived from the methods used, it is also less damaging to the environment in many ways. First, let’s look at the big picture and the motives behind each type of farming methods. In the book Organic Foods by Debra A. Miller, she states that “organic farming is perhaps best understood by comparing it to conventional farming, which is the method used to produce the vast majority of the foods found in local supermarkets and eaten by most Americans and... ... middle of paper ... ...ganic farming is the way to go even if it costs more time and money to maintain a better environment for us all. Works Cited Dimbleby, Jonathan.
*2 Woodward presented some valid data in his article, based on universities studies such as the Study done by Iowa State University which concluded that the dom... ... middle of paper ... ...rming is a sustainable method for feeding the world, because it is safe, healthy, less soil erosion, better for environment and cheaper than the organic farming. All what it needs to receive acceptance is more positive public strategy on behalf of knowledge based farming. In my personal point of view, I prefer the Organic farming, and I don't mind paying a little extra for my food in order to ensure that I am eating safe and clean food. We can not deny though the importance of technology, and we can use it to obtain and find better techniques to apply the method of organic farming successfully and get the most of it. *1) Schumacher, E.F. (1975).
It is very important for our FDA or other food agencies to check the imported foods from other countries. If people choose to buy food that is imported, they eat it at their own risk. Organic foods are healthier for the body. These foods contain natural nutrients. They do not have artificial ingredients.
As researcher says, organic food is more nutritious than conventional food and it probably help to lengthen people lives and prevent disease. But many people still wondering whether it is true or not? In A... ... middle of paper ... ...er, by growing organic food, people will also contribute in preserving the environment, including with reducing the global warming effect and also treat animal better as one of our important sources. Work Cited Pollan, Michael. Food rules: an eater's manual.
Second, I will find resources in books, articles, videos, government statistics in library and internet about local organic food and interview some local retailers and farmers, to seeking answer for: What is USDA’s definition of organic food? How are they different from normal food? What’s the benefit of growing organic food for local farmers as well as environment and economics in Santa Barbara? What’s the benefit of consuming organic for customers? How prospers is Santa Barbara’s organic food industry?
Organic food and organic farming become a pop issue in today’s society. People begin to concern which kind of food is better for their health and which farming method is better for the environment. Most mothers will select food carefully and buy foods with the organic label when they are shopping in the supermarket, because they think organic food is better for their family’s health. But what is the difference between the “organic farming” and “industrial farming”? In the definition, organic farming is a form of agriculture that “relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control.” Compare with organic farming, industrial farming will use more chemicals.
The USDA has a list of farms and the regulation along with the laws of labeled certified organic foods. Understand what is harmful and what is prohibited within regards to certified organic foods. Know where local produce is coming from and buy local. Also, when shopping at the farmers market, ask the farmer what methods does he believes in and what he is putting on his produce.
Furthermore, organic food products purchase... ... middle of paper ... ...o encourage by our government. Organic foods are one of a green product category. In order to identify why people like to purchase organic food, few factors will support for the research. The attitude of consumers toward organic foods, the environment consciousness, safety and health aspect, the knowledge of the organic food among consumers, and also the perception of quality on organic food among consumers will support this research to identify the factors influence the purchase intention. However, in order to identify which type of ASTRO staffs are purchase the organic foods, the socio demographic factors such as age, marital status, education and income of ASTRO staffs will be focus in this research.