Essex Farm‎ > ‎

Research

On this page we will list useful research on:

Biodynamic, Sustainable and Organic Food and Farming


Interesting research on sustainable agriculture

  • Nutritional considerations of organic growing It is generally agreed that there is more need for research on possible health benefits of organic produce. The organic trade association (OTA) website has some interesting links to research ...
    Posted 12 Jul 2014, 09:43 by Marina - Mark O'Connell
  • Clear differences between organic and non-organic food, study finds - Guardian Article July 11th 2014 Read this article from the Guardian Newspaper points to the first research to find wide-ranging differences between organic and conventionally grown fruits, vegetables and cereals. Find the Guardian Article ...
    Posted 12 Jul 2014, 09:16 by Marina - Mark O'Connell
Showing posts 1 - 2 of 2. View more »

Nutritional considerations of organic growing

posted 12 Jul 2014, 09:43 by Mark O'Connell   [ updated 12 Jul 2014, 09:43 by Marina - Mark O'Connell ]

It is generally agreed that there is more need for research on possible health benefits of organic produce. The organic trade association (OTA) website has some interesting links to research on nutrition and organic growing. With information on nutrients, minerals,  trace elements, pesticides exposure, vitamins, antioxidants, beneficial fatty acids.



Clear differences between organic and non-organic food, study finds - Guardian Article July 11th 2014

posted 12 Jul 2014, 08:43 by Mark O'Connell   [ updated 12 Jul 2014, 09:16 by Marina - Mark O'Connell ]

Read this article from the Guardian Newspaper points to the first research to find wide-ranging differences between organic and conventionally grown fruits, vegetables and cereals. 


Find the Guardian Article here

Link to researcher Professor Carlo Leifert

Direct link to research





"statistically significant, meaningful" differences, with a range of antioxidants being "substantially higher" – between 19% and 69% – in organic food

Summer harvest from the Apricot Centre

1-2 of 2