The Organic Food Handbook: A Consumer’s Guide to Buying and Eating Organic Food

By Ken Roseboro

More and more people are eating organic food because they want a healthier and safer alternative to “conventional” food. They want food produced without toxic pesticides, Order Now!antibiotics, hormones, and genetic engineering. They want food that sustains both human health and the environment.

The Organic Food Handbook written by Ken Roseboro examines this important trend and provides a concise, simple guide to buying and eating organic food.

The Organic Food Handbook covers:

  • What organic food is, and how it is produced
  • How conventional food poses threats to human health and the environment
  • Why organic is a healthier, safer choice
  • How organic certification ensures that organic food is produced to the highest standards
  • How research is demonstrating the benefits of organic food on human health and the environment
  • Why “local” organic is even better than organic
  • Where to buy organic food at the most economical prices

Concise, practical guide

The Organic Food Handbook describes how the choice to eat organic contributes to a more sustainable world. Author Ken Roseboro wants us all to benefit and provides the information we need to make eating healthy, organic foods a priority in our lives.

Ken Roseboro is editor and publisher of The Organic and Non-GMO Report, a monthly newsletter focusing on the markets for organic and non-genetically modified foods, and is the author of Genetically Altered Foods and Your Health.

The Organic Food Handbook is published by Basic Health Publications.

What readers say

Ken Roseboro’s The Organic Food Handbook has simplified the world of organic food and agriculture, making it quick and convenient for anyone to gain a new level of knowledge about organics in just one afternoon. Ken’s book is the best ‘Organic food 101’ that I have read to date–it is jam packed with vital information for everyone, from students to CEO’s. I made lots of notes and plan on keeping it on my desk to use as a valued resource.

Coral Rose, President, Eco-Innovations Sustainable Textiles Sustainability Consulting, Fayetteville, AR

The Organic Food Handbook by Ken Roseboro, editor of the monthly newsletter The Organic & Non-GMO Report, makes the case for buying organic food over conventional. The guide includes a myth-busting overview of the organic industry, an explanation of organic standards, and reasons why organic food is worth buying—as well as tips for buying it economically.

FEED Newsletter, June 2007, Union of Concerned Scientists

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