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Whether you are a first time mom with questions about feeding your baby or a seasoned veteran, read on to learn more about organic baby food and the benefits for your baby and the environment.

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Started in 2004 by two life-long friends from Toronto, Sweetpea Baby Food can be found in stores throughout the GTA and across Canada.  From amazing Banana Blueberry to the delicious Lentils & Root Veggies, Sweetpea Baby Food offers a variety of organic food in handy freezer trays with individual cubes for your little one. 

The founders of Sweetpea Baby Food have put a lot of “time, thought and love” into choosing the right ingredients for their six different recipes, none of which contain wheat, soy, artificial flavours, colours or preservatives. On top of being healthy, yummy and packaged in environmentally friendly materials, Sweetpea Baby Food is for the mommy whose on-the-go!!  With individual serving sizes in each tray, you can take it out of the freezer, cut off a cube or two, and go!

Head nutritionist for Sweetpea Baby Food, well-known author and mom, Dr. Joey Shulman has compiled the Top 10 Reasons to Feed Your Baby Organic.

Top 10 Reasons to Feed Your Baby Organic
By: Dr. Joey Shulman, Head Nutritionist for Sweetpea Baby Food


  1. Reduces your infant’s exposure to harmful herbicides and pesticides


  1. Protects your child’s developing immune system


  1. Improves the quality of your baby’s nutrition


  1. Provides your baby with better tasting food


  1. Helps protect your baby against the onset of future illness


  1. Reduces the amount of harmful residue found in the meat your baby eats


  1. Decreases soil erosion, thereby enhancing the nutrients in your baby’s food


  1. Organic certification is strictly monitored to ensure your baby is receiving the highest standard of food


  1. Protection of future waters through use of natural ingredients in the soil


  1. Protects the environment for the next generation


Reprinted with permission from Sweetpea Baby Food