There is so much (in)credible science that explains why organic is a good choice for people and the planet, and more is published every week. The Organic Center summarizes the latest research into distilled bites so you can make informed choices. We only report on peer-reviewed studies and always will. Check out our research blog and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest science delivered right to your inbox.

Choosing organic is still the best way to support healthy soils, and the organic food that you eat has a direct impact on the earth it was grown in. This year a long-term study found that organic...

Organic isn’t just important for decreasing the risk of pesticide exposure on food for you and your family, organic production also has some serious health benefits for farmers and farmworkers....

One of the big research focus areas this year centered on how organic farms impact the economy as a whole, and farmer liveliehoods in specific. One study found that organic hot spots – counties...

Just as organic is good for the birds, so is it for the bees! This is true for honeybees, but also for wild bee communities and the flowers that they rely on. Researchers looked into how farming...

For those of you who love bird watching, or even the sound of birds in the morning, as much as we do, choosing organic is a must. Research continually shows that organic farming is better for...

Several studies this year focused on the impacts of organic farming on climate change, and showed that choosing organic can help mitigate the release of greenhouse gases while sequestering carbon...

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A recent study published in the scientific journal Pedobiologia explored how different conservation tilling and fertilization practices...

One of the biggest studies to rock our world this year showed that eating an organic diet can reduce your risk of cancer. Researchers compared French adults who frequently consumed organic foods...

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Soils are the largest terrestrial carbon sink on earth. On average studies find that soils from organic farms are higher in soil organic...

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A recent study in the Journal Climatic Change examines the environmental performance of diets based on greenhouse gas emissions. The thought is...

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