The Organic Food Handbook examines an important trend and provides a concise, easy-to-follow guide to eating and buying organic food. It clearly explains what organic food is and how it is produced, and where to buy it at the most economical prices. The book, also, covers: how conventional food poses threats to our health and environment; why organic is a healthier, safer choice for us all; how organic certification ensure that organic food is produced to the highest standards; and, how the high costs of conventional foods are hidden in the subsidies we support. As this book shows, organic food clearly benefits our personal health as well as the environment. Eating organic contributes to a more sustainable world and a healthier future.