Organically Grown

Organic is the method of growing and processing that helps protect—not deplete—our natural resources. Organic foods are grown on land that has been free from the use of synthetic fertilizers, growth regulators, insecticides or herbicides for at least three years.

Certification is your guarantee that the product has been grown and processed according to strict guidelines established in the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. By composting, crop rotation, and interplanting to control weeds and pests, organic farming replenishes the soil, and sustains the health of our planet.

Before a product can be labeled Certified Organic, farmers and processors farmers and processors must meet the following requirements:

  • No harmful chemicals have been applied to the land for at least three years.
  • Farmers and processors pass yearly inspections by an independent certifying agency.
  • Farmers and processors keep detailed records of operations.
  • Farmers maintain a written organic management plan.

Monterey Bay Herb Company is Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International (QAI).
We will provide a copy of certification papers upon your request.

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