Better than Organic, No Really
Most people have trouble with the idea that organic isn't really "all that" but organic is not synonymous with quality. While freely admitting that we wouldn't want to eat foods covered with pesticides and herbicides, and the added benefit of knowing that organic food must also be non-GMO but just being free from these chemicals doesn't actually mean more nutritious. We try, as far as possible, to grow the produce that we use during the Spring and Summer months, in remineralized soil. The produce that is grown can be 2-6 times as nutritious as even organic. This is one aspect of what we are doing that we would like to teach to others. We are fully convinced that if we could teach people how to grow these foods, they taste better so they would easily be chosen over other produce and if we could just practice moderation with less healthful foods and live a healthful lifestyle, we believe that the need of much of the healthcare machinery (which is truly a disease management system) would diminish.
That is why we say it is Better than Organic, because it is sustainable agriculture with no chemicals and far greater nutrition.
Most just repeat the mantra of "buy organic" and think that will fulfill nutritional needs. While having foods that are free of herbicides, pesticides and are non-GMO we freely admit the organics superiority over conventional, but actual nutrient density is totally over looked. Here I would like to submit a new word for most called "BRIX." BRIX are the amount of soluble sucrose and minerals found in any given food. The higher the BRIX, the greater the mineral potential of the food.
Now consider a carrot. The average carrot, grown organically or conventionally, in the supermarket will run between 6-7 BRIX. This same carrot will have between 20-40mg of calcium in it, but a top quality carrot grown in minerally and biologically rich soil with a BRIX reading of 18+ can have over 500mg of calcium in it. There is even greater difference when comparing trace minerals as the "biologically grown" carrot can achieve 6-10X the trace elements of former.
My question is this: Which do you believe will support optimum health? Foods grown in mineral rich biologically active soil are superior quality, have superior taste, and will provide superior health we invite you to come eat some BRIX. Just to show the "organic" label can be a sham, check out who owns the companies that market 'organic' and consider if the really have your family's best interest at heart?
Please also read The 10 Brix Tomato Challenge
The Farm for Life
It is our desire at Home for Health to show what getting back to the basics and eating high quality fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts can do for everyone's health. This is one part of what we call The Blueprint.
We are utilizing our farm to prove that foods can be grown with far superior nutrition. We will be documenting our progress and hope to do short videos about how to accomplish what we are doing at the farm. This is no daunting task, it will require a lot of effort and additional finances to accomplish this project. If you would like to volunteer time or donate to help us complete this project it would be much appreciated.
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