Tag Archives: Pesticides

My Organic Story – Alisha

Alisha is our new administration officer at The Organic Place but she is no stranger to an organic lifestyle. Very early on in life, Alisha cottoned on to the fact that her body reacted badly to pesticides. Ever since she could cook for herself, Alisha has purchased organic produce. She loves that her family reap […]

Insecticides

Last week we delved into the world of pesticides and discovered that they are categorised depending on which type of pest they are targeting.This week we are looking into insecticides, which as the name suggests, target insects.  What are insecticides? When we hear the word insecticide we no doubt immediately think of those used in […]

Pesticides Profile

As you know, at The Organic Place we like our produce to be certified organic so that we can ensure that only the freshest, most nutritious fruit and vegetables are being delivered to you. Hold the toxins and nasties, thank you very much! It’s a comfort to know that we are bypassing the chemicals that […]

My Organic Story – Marita

Marita is a busy wife and mum who runs Virtually Better Business, which supports companies by managing their administrative duties. Marita chose to go organic when she realised various additives and preservatives were affecting her family’s health. Here is her organic story. Tell us a bit about yourself. . . I am an online business […]

No Plastic Bags Here: Five Reasons We Are Cleaner And Greener

Five Reasons Why You Should Eat Seasonally

In the wake of the plastic bag ban, most of us have come to appreciate that we need greener everyday habits to ensure the longevity of our environment. While the majority of supermarkets are only getting on board now, The Organic Place has been advocating for cleaner and greener produce, materials and procedures from the […]

10 Benefits of Eating Organic Food

10 Benefits of Eating Organic Food

  At some point or another, we have probably questioned the difference between organic and conventional produce. Was it really that much healthier? The answer, I learned, was a resounding ‘yes’. Here are ten excellent reasons why you should choose to eat organic now. It is fresher Organic produce is purchased fresh from farmers. At […]

Pesticides and Cancer

A couple of months ago I began to do a lot of research into the use of pesticides in Australia. I invited you all to join me on my journey of getting informed and finding the truth. I shared with you all five shocking facts about pesticide use in Australia  and today I wanted to […]

The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteeen

One of the main reasons people choose to eat organic is to avoid the consumption of dangerous pesticides. A few weeks ago we revealed five shocking facts about the use of pesticides in Australia and many of your were gobsmacked. Obviously, the best option to avoid nasty pesticides is to buy organic but sometimes that isn’t […]

Did You Know? 5 Shocking Facts About Pesticide Use In Australia

Following on from our post last week, ‘The Truth and Getting Informed’, today I wanted to share with you all some shocking facts I have discovered about the use of pesticides in Australian farming. Did you know… There are over 80 pesticides used in Australia that are banned in other countries. This includes 17 pesticides that have […]

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