Australian Organic Awareness Month
Spring into Certified Organics this September
Australian Organic Awareness Month (AOAM) is a month long national campaign of media and activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of using and consuming organic food and products, while supporting sustainable farming within Australia.
New to organics? Then follow us on social media and read our blog for inspiration and delicious organic recipes throughout September.
Already following an organic lifestyle? Then enjoy seeing more certified organic products taking centre stage at your favourite store or even delivered to your door! With the limited edition Certified Organic box from Goodness Me Boxes this September.
“To have the opportunity to help educate Australians not only on the benefits of organic products, but also the incredible range available is why I want to be part of this exciting month.”
Pete Evans, Ambassador of Australian Organic Awareness Month 2018
Australian Organic ambassador and celebrity Chef Pete Evans will front Australian Organic Awareness Month 2018.
“To have the opportunity to help educate Australians not only on the benefits of organic products, but also the incredible range available is why I want to be part of this exciting month.” Pete Evans
Meet our Ambassadors
Ready to embrace an organic lifestyle?
Why Choose Certified Organic?
Peace of Mind
The Australian Certified Organic Standard prohibits the use of synthetic agricultural chemicals including pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.
Synthetic food additives are thought to be linked to symptoms such as allergic reactions, asthma, and ADHD.
Certified organic food and drink must contain a minimum of 95% certified organic ingredients.
Free to Roam
Livestock must be free to roam to be certified organic. This means no caged chickens and no sow stalls. Animals must be given a quality of life that allows them to perform natural social and physical functions.
Raising organic cattle through breeding using natural methods, stress free weaning that allows for the ethological needs of mothers and young. Live export is also prohibited under organically certified operations.
Certified Organic products are non-GMO. The crops that are most likely to be genetically modified are corn, soybean, cotton and canola.
Processed foods likely to be genetically modified are corn syrup, corn starch, corn oil, soy lecithin, soy protein, vegetable oil, farmed fish, and animal by-products.