Visit our organic produce website: www.ozarksnaturalfoods.com
Ozarks Natural Foods is one of the few USDA certified organic vegetable producers in Southwest Missouri
ONF produces carrots, lettuce, spinach, strawberries, sweet corn, watermelon, canteloupe, green beans, peas, cucumbers, peppers, and okra. ONF produce is USDA certified organic by OneCert, Inc.
What is organic farming?
Organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on crop rotation, green manure, compost, biological pest control, organically approved pesticide application and mechanical cultivation to maintain soil productivity and control pests, excluding or strictly limiting the use of synthetic fertilizers and synthetic pesticides, plant growth regulators, livestock antibiotics, food additives, and genetically modified organisms. Since 1990, the market for organic products has grown at a 20% annual rate to reach $46 billion in 2007.
According to the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement, "Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects. Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved.."