Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get more information on organic groups?

Where can I get more information on organic groups?

There are a ton of organic sites for you to check out on the web. We will have periodic updates on critical organic issues from time to time, such as the USDA regulatory guidelines for organic agriculture coming out this summer. We will also do […]

Does organic produce cost more?

Does organic produce cost more?

Organic produce normally has a higher price, usually due to labor costs, environmentally friendly farming practices and the limited number of organic growers. You, along with the organic farmer, are paying higher prices as an investment in the future — a future in which environmentally […]

Who certifies Waldingfield Farm?

Who certifies Waldingfield Farm?

Baystate Organic certifies Waldingfield Farm’s vegetables are 100% organic.

What is organically produced food?

What is organically produced food?

Organically-grown produce is grown, packaged and stored without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, or irradiation. Conventional produce farming uses these chemicals to control attacks by insects, fungus and weeds. Organic produce is minimally processed to maintain the integrity of the food. Organic farmers […]