Until the rise of chemical usage in the 1940s, all farms could have been considered organic farms. Harsher chemical pollutants have been found to produce cancers and allergies in humans. No one is certain what the long-term effects are of consuming trace amounts of such pollutants will be.
There is a growing rise in popularity for organic beer and wine as well as herbal remedies.
To ensure that the hops are certified organic the nutrients reaching the flower clusters must also be certified organic, of which Pacific Natural is.