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ABOUT US

We're a small, independently owned market

Nature’s Own Health Market is a small, independently owned grocery store in Kansas City that focuses on affordable health and nutrition. We carry a large variety of local and organic produce, groceries, vitamins, supplements and body care products. Our staff is experienced and knowledgeable. Feel free to call us or stop in to ask questions, or suggest products!

FAQ

Frequently Ask Questions

The USDA organic label signifies that a product has been produced following strict organic standards. It means that the product was grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, doesn’t contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and was not treated with irradiation or sewage sludge. It also indicates that animals were raised in accordance with organic guidelines, including access to the outdoors and organic feed. The label assures consumers that the product has undergone certification and meets the USDA’s organic standards.

The use of genetically engineered (GE) ingredients is generally prohibited in organic products. Organic standards, as set by the USDA, require that organic crops and livestock be produced without the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Therefore, organic products should not contain GE ingredients. However, it’s important to note that unintentional contamination or cross-pollination from nearby GE crops can occur in rare cases, but organic farmers take measures to prevent such contamination. The USDA organic label assures consumers that the product is free from intentional use of GE ingredients.

The question of whether organic food is inherently “better” for you than conventional food is a topic of debate and ongoing research. Organic food is produced using specific practices that avoid synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, GMOs, and other artificial substances. It may also have higher nutrient content in some cases.

Organic farmers use crop rotation, biological pest control, cultural practices, mechanical controls, and integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid toxic pesticides and manage pests naturally.

Organic farming generally benefits the environment through reduced chemical runoff, soil preservation, biodiversity support, and avoidance of GMOs. However, the overall impact depends on various factors. Transitioning to organic practices can contribute to sustainable agriculture and ecological balance

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