Why Buy Tea that is Organic or Fair Trade?

Today's research on tea reveals therapeutic properties for almost every type of condition from arthritis, heart disease, cancer and liver disease, to asthma, tooth decay, stress, and weight control. The results of these studies are exciting and indicative of potential benefits from such a natural source – the Camellia sinensis plant, a perennial evergreen shrub … Continue reading Why Buy Tea that is Organic or Fair Trade?

What is Organic Farming? IFOAM, Certification and Organic Farming Methods.

What is Organic Farming? Do farmers truly understand the term, and how sure can you be when you see something that is labeled "organic" ? We discuss the cornerstones of this concept, IFOAM and explain organic farming methods and systems as opposed to conventional farming methods. Farming organically is a term that has been grossly … Continue reading What is Organic Farming? IFOAM, Certification and Organic Farming Methods.