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Sep
21
2014

choosing organic over mass produced foods?

Many people argue the question of why choose organic foods when there is a regular option that contains exactly the same amount of nutritional benefits as the more expensive organic option? In this blog we will be discussing the differences of the two sources of foods, not just the effects on our health but also on the environment. 

Firstly both sources of foods have the same nutritional benefits but there are other factors that separate the two in regards to health. Organic foods prevent people from ingesting pesticides and insecticides that are commonly found in commercial products. It is also suggested that the excessive use of chemicals in food ca be linked to increases health problems and the development of children.

Environmental effects are the greatest differences between the two. Organic foods protect the planet, sustainable farming ensure bio-diversity remains and that the future of food production isn’t compromised. Commercial growing limits the variety of each food available because mass production only occurs in certain varieties.

Commercial farming and organic foods also have different effects on animals. On organic farms the livestock are able to live the way free animals would, they are given more space to act as a regular animal would. Commercial farming restricts the room for the animals this leads to spreading of diseases which leads to regular doses of antibiotics needed to combat the illnesses.

As you can see the differences are more associated with our environment rather than our health. You can’t be made to eat organic food, it is more of a preference or a moral choice.

Sep
01
2014

Coast To Coast Animal Friends Event


This September Australian Eatwell will be supporting Coast To Coast Animal Friends (C2CAF) with their end of year event, ‘A Celebration for People, Planet, Animals – An Evening of Inspiration’. Various vegan products will be supplied for the event to support the organisation and what they believe in.


Who Are C2CAF?

Coast to Coast Animal Friends is a community based out of Queensland, Australia who greatly care about the suffering and injustices caused to animals. They are not-for-profit, are funded entirely by public donations and focus on local animal based issues as well as highlight international campaigns and join forces to support and promote other organisations efforts.  

They currently support advocacy groups for five major animal rights organisations including ‘Animals Australia’ and state that their mission is to make a difference in the lives of millions of suffering animals and bring about awareness of their plight.

 

The Event and Australian Eatwell Support for C2CAF?

The event will be held on Saturday the 20th of September at the Southport Community Centre. It will consist of five hours of musical entertainment, a cruelty free canapé buffet, vegan wine and beer and various guest speakers, including Philip Wollen, OAM and Brad King of Farm Animal Rescue.

Australian Eatwell support C2CAF due to similar views about lifestyle and vegetarian and vegan foods. For more information about the upcoming event visit their face book page. Link Below.

https://www.facebook.com/CoastToCoastAnimalFriends

Aug
12
2014

Sustainable Farming Tips

To practise sustainable farming there are certain steps that need to be taken in order to achieve the goal. Many people get confused with the term ‘sustainable farming’, firstly it shouldn’t be mixed up with organic farming. Both do aim to use more environmentally friendly practices but overall they have different standards. With organic farming the practises can still lead to negative effect on our ecosystem. But sustainable practises as the name implies is trying to preserve the land so it can be used again and again in the future.

Self-sufficiency isn’t an aim of sustainable farming but long-term stability and productivity is. For this to happen knowing where your resources come from and how much energy, water and environmental damage in obtaining the products is doing is important to know. Researching your products is the most effective way of finding out the above factors.

Making changes on the farm is also very important. This can be done in many ways. For example eliminating waste by reusing or recycling as much as possible is important. Other example include; rotating crops and pasture, raise both livestock and crops and set up mutual beneficial practices between them and keeping/growing plants and animals that benefit farm stability.

These are a few examples of how to achieve more sustainable farming, just remember the main goal is to make sure your output is equal or greater than you input so the practises can be done again and again in the future.