Updated: May 22, 2022
During the past few decades, there has been a change toward modernization and homogenization of farming, which uses pesticides, additives, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers, and mass-production techniques. This affects humanity's health, causing diseases to spread rapidly amongst humans and animals.
Multiple reports display how the use of chemicals and other products in food, coupled with the manufacturing processes involved, are a threat to our health. If you have space for a few pots or even a tiny piece of land, it is a wise decision to grow your organic vegetable garden.
Here are seven reasons to grow an organic veggie garden:
You will have no additives in your vegetables. Research by organic food associations has shown that additives in our food can cause heart diseases, osteoporosis, migraines, and hyperactivity.
There will be no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers used. These chemical products are applied to obtain crops regardless of plagues or weather conditions and affect the quality of the vegetables. Besides, pesticides are usually poisonous to humans.
Your vegetables will not be genetically modified (GM). Antibiotics, drugs, and hormones are used on vegetables to grow more and larger ones. One of the consequences of this practice is vegetables that look all the same and are usually tasteless. Additionally, we end up consuming the hormones that have been used on the vegetables, with the potential risks to our health.
Eating your organic vegetables will be much healthier for you. They will not contain any of the products or chemicals named above, and they will be much more natural than any ones you would and at the supermarket. Your health will not be at risk because you will know that nothing has been added to your vegetables.
Your organic vegetables will be much tastier. Pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, hormones, and antibiotics make vegetables grow unnaturally and take the taste away from them. Your cooking will be enhanced with organic vegetables as their flavor will show fully.
Organic farming is friendly to the environment. Because you won't use pesticides or other equally harming products on your vegetables, you will not damage the soil or the air with the chemical components.
When you grow your organic vegetables, you contribute to your self-sustainability and the planet's sustainability. Small communities have been founded where members exchange products that they grow naturally, thus contributing to creating a friendly and better place for us all.
Eating organic products means that we are not adding anything else to the product than they would naturally have. As you can guess, additives, fertilizers, pesticides, or hormones are not components of naturally grown food. To better care for your health, grow your organic vegetables—a few pots are all you need!