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By: organicfarmingblog , 12:00 PM GMT on April 01, 2013
Many people are getting to know the vast benefits of going au naturale when it comes to farming and agriculture. In fact, not only is the government slowly but surely pressing on to further promote natural practices in food generation, there are plenty of organizations outside the government that are forcefully advancing this cause, for its many benefits and advantages, not only to the people who are directly involved in making it happen, but also for those who choose to put a premium on naturally grown produce than those that involved artificial and potentially dangerous elements such as insecticides and pesticides.
There are many ways by which you can show your support for organic farming. You do not have to actually be one of the country’s local gardeners or producers, but you can still take part in the nation-wide push to create sustainable food sources that are safe for the health and for the environment as well. One of the non-government organizations that seek to promote organic farming and spread awareness on its good benefits and the positive results that it brings is IFOAM, or International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements.
Cooperating with global organizations such as the United Nations, IFOAM is constantly looking for ways to keep improving the current state of agriculture in the country and to ensure that the farmers who work to make the harvest possible have their issues attended to and their best interests are looked into. There are plenty of ways you can show your support for organic agriculture. For one, buy the organic products. This is perhaps one of the easiest ways to show that you are for this kind of practice, and you can share the word about the quality of the products that are made available through it. Not many people know that the things that they buy in the markets are mostly grown with the use of synthetic materials such as chemical fertilizers, and that they are therefore putting their health at risk. You can start educating the people around you. It is never too small a thing when you start with your own circle of influence.
Another thing you can do is donate to organizations that make organic farming possible. There are plenty of different avenues by which you can do this. In fact, IFOAM also provides you with one. You may check their website for more information.
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