Organic agriculture protects the health of people and the planet by reducing the overall exposure to toxic chemicals from synthetic pesticides that can end up in the ground, air, water and food supply, and that are associated with health consequences, from asthma to cancer. Because organic agriculture doesn't use toxic and persistent pesticides, choosing organic products is an easy way to help protect yourself. (OTA, Organic Trade Association)
Soil is the foundation of the food chain. The primary focus of organic farming is to use practices that build healthy soils, and textile fibers also have an organic alternative, even cotton, which most experts felt could not be grown this way. Of all organic, natural fibers, organic cotton is one of the most popular. Organic cotton is grown using methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment.
Organically grown bamboo can be harvested and used to create fabrics that are luxuriously soft with a texture akin to silken cashmere. Bamboo is known to be the fastest growing plant on earth, making it naturally renewable. It grows to its maximum height in approximately 3 months and matures in 3-5 years. Bamboo's growth characteristics enable it to spread rapidly across large areas, and bamboo cultivation can improve soil quality in degraded and eroded areas.
The hemp plant is one of the most amazing eco-friendly plants known on the planet. Industrial grade hemp produces three times more fabric per acre than non-organic cotton, and is a natural for organic farming techniques. The hemp plant actually replenishes the soil it is grown in, leaving it richer in essential nutrients than before it was planted. It also grows extremely fast, so it's an excellent crop in terms of productivity for the farmer. But it's hemp's wearability and texture that makes it a natural choice.
At Jonäno, we are passionate about the organic clothing that we offer you. Jonäno is meticulous in removing the guess work out of what is good for your family, saving you both time and headaches. Whether shopping for yourself, your family, or choosing baby gift, we want you to know that the natural products you are choosing are also items we are using in our home. Enjoy your shopping experience.
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