Your favorite caffeinated beverage could be your healthiest one, too, if you choose organic over of conventional coffee.
Organic coffee contains the B vitamins riboflavin, niacin & pantothenic acid along with managenese, potassium and magnesium. It’s also free of chemical pesticides & fertilizers, which means you don’t have to put your health at risk for a dose of energy.
Buying organic coffee beans is a great way to promote sustainable and ethical farming practices, protect wildlife and wildlife habitats, reduce your risk of exposure to toxic agricultural chemicals and support sustainable local economies.
In general, organic coffee farmers rely on sustainable farming practices that cultivate soil fertility, improve crop diversity and maintain healthy ecosystems. Here are some benefits you can enjoy with every sip of Java Planet Organic Coffee.
Organic growing practices reduce polution of soils and ground water. Many people prefer to buy organic because they want to support environmentally responsible production practices. Pesticides and chemical fertilizers used in conventional farming have been found to have negative impacts on soil and water quality and can contribute significantly to the decline of our planets health.
Organic farming helps preserve ecological balance & protects endangered species. If you enjoy nature or are simply concerned about our planets health, then you may also appreciate organic coffee’s positive effects on wildlife habitat and biodiversity preservation efforts.
Conventional coffee plantations usually remove trees, which are wildlife habitats, to make room for labor saving machinery. The high levels of toxic agricultural chemicals also negatively impact wildlife species, including migratory birds (such as Kirtland’s warblers), mammals, frogs and fish. Because organic certification requires strict adherence to specific standards, many consumers choose organic because they know these standards mean better tasting coffee with less risk of exposure to harmful pesticides and fertilizers.
There are also specialty certifications in addition to organic like the Smithsonian Bird Friendly certification which is considered the gold standard in wildlife protection. To learn more about this certification visit the Smithsonian Migratory Bird website.