There was a time when the food on our plates was all naturally grown; then with the modern area came the introduction of chemicals to agriculture, promising better quality at a much faster production process. However, the demand for no-chemical products is once again resurfacing. Today, the awareness for anything organic is steadily growing.
(First published in the May 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping, Good Health section as "Organic on the Table;" adapted for use in Female Network. Photo via sxc.hu.)