Organic coffee that is. This was the top organic product import based on dollar value in 2014 before soybeans, olive oil, bananas, and wine, according to the Organic Trade Association. There is more to organic than meets the eye as some of us learned this afternoon. Check out this fun infographic the OTA put together:
And of course I had to rope you into this post with coffee first because how does one function without coffee??? Anyway, the statistics that really stood out to us were that over 3,000 farms are transitioning to organic across the country, organic soy pays more than 300% per bushel over conventional, there are 3X more earthworms in organic soil, and U.S. consumer sales of organic products exceed $39 billion.
Click here for more fun infographic stats.
Now off to get another cup of coffee 🙂