It's a weird and wild world we live in. Take a look at all the junk that we eat when we choose non-organic. The above farm does a great job of breaking down the percentages of harmful pesticides per veggie. Here's an excerpt from the article at wall street cheat sheet dot com...
"Why Does It Matter?Pesticides have been proven to have adverse effects on people. Many of the pesticides are carcinogens, neurotoxins, hormone disruptors, and developmental or toxins. Children are particularly affected by pesticides, though adults certainly don’t escape these effects. The Environmental Wellness Group outlines some of the dangers of pesticides from different studies conducted over the years. Columbia University has found that deficits in IQ and working memory in 2011 seven-year-old children are linked to prenatal exposure to the pesticide chorpyrifos....
The EWG cites a study published by the CDC in 2009, reporting that they “detected pesticides in blood and urine samples from 96 percent of a sample size of over 5,000 Americans age 6 and older.”
So What Can You Do?
The EWG cites a study out of Emory University, which found that the high levels of organophosphate pesticides in elementary school-age kids essentially disappeared completely after only five days of eating an all-organic diet. Seriously. After a single “work week” of eating only organic produce, their pesticide-ridden bodies were almost completely free of the ADHD-causing, IQ-lowering carcinogenic toxins."
Bottom line...eat food grown without chemicals.