Organic is a philosophy.
This isn’t just about food. Organic is a vision for working and living in harmony with nature. The result is healthy soil, which grows healthy plants, which make for healthy people. By abstaining from synthetic inputs and encouraging natural systems, organic farmers help create a better future for people, animals, and the environment.
In the pages below, get a primer on the basics of organic production.
Learn the differences between conventional and organic methods. Explore how regenerative organic agriculture goes beyond sustainable. Find out how you can make a difference, and more.Get Started
Organic Farming Practices
Organic farmers rely on a number of fundamental practices to produce abundant food without the use of synthetic inputs. Learn about soil health, cover cropping, crop rotating, organic no-till, and more.See the Practices
Issues and Priorities
Agriculture has a big impact on the environment. The farming practices we choose affect climate change, biodiversity, human health, and much more. In this section, discover what’s at stake.Learn how organic makes a difference
Questions about the cost of organic? Curious about GMOs? Not sure what to look for in the grocery store? We answer common questions about organic food and agriculture, and dispel some of the myths.Read the FAQs
Get a Firsthand Look at Organic
Whether you're looking to buy produce, volunteer, or connect with local farmers, our searchable map of certified organic farms can help.Start Searching