Certified Organic Bulk Herbs
How do herbs become Certified
Certified Organic herbs
are produced by farmers who put emphasis on the use of
renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water
to enhance environmental quality for future generations.
Organic herbs are produced without using most conventional
pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or
sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Before
a product can be labeled "organic," a
Government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the
herbs are grown to make sure the farmer is following all the
rules necessary to meet USDA organic standards.
Natural Does Not Represent Organic!
and organic are not interchangeable. Don't
confuse these two terms Only Herbs labeled
"organic" have been certified as meeting USDA
Why Purchase Certified Organic in
Purchase in bulk will help
save our landfills. Let's look at it this way through a
small comparison of packaging.
|Non Bulk Form 16 - 1 ounce bottles
||Bulk Form 16 ounces in
|16 plastic seal wrappings
||1 recyclable air tight bag
|16 1 ounce glass jars
|16 plastic or metal lids
|16 safety seals
Certified Organic Herbs Help
Although more and more large scale farms are making the
conversion to organic practices, most organic farms are
small independently owned and operated family farms of less
than 100 acres.
Why use organic herbs simple.....they taste better. Chef's
use organic foods in their recipes, for obtain better
flavor, better quality, and most of all better
presentation. Organic farming starts with the
nutrients of the soil which eventually leads to the
nourishment of the plant and ultimately our desire
full flavored foods.
What forms are Certified Organic Bulk Herbs
Certified Bulk Herbs are
available in several forms.
Whole, which is the whole part of the plant which is
being used. Such as whole certified organic Burdock
Root. A large root which has not been sliced or
chopped. Whole form are usually used in making of soups, tinctures,
liquid extracts, and decoctions
Powder, which is
the part of the plant being used, powdered into a fine
powder; much like baking flour would be. At times
depending upon the plant, it may be the consistency of corn
meal. Powders are usually put into empty capsules, and are
Flakes, which is
the part of the plant being used, shaped somewhat like a
very thin cornflake. Usually Spirulina is in flake form.
Flakes are usually used in cooking and in drinks, such as
Cut and Sift Form,
which is the part of the plant being used cut into uniform
size pieces. The pieces can vary in size from 1/2
square cut pieces to 2 inches diagonal cut such as in
We offer several
hundred certified organic herbs and spices.
Our best sellers are:
Pepper White Whole