You heard it here first : Organic is the new black. For more and more parents, buying organic — be it food, clothes, toys — is the norm, not the exception. NYC retailers have stepped up to meet the demand, with many specializing in the niche. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots to help you keep your new addition chem-free. (Now if only we could keep those clothes and toys clean from baby drool…) Click through to see our picks!

For Cali Cool in Brooklyn or the UES: Sprout San Francisco

Sprout knows that it be can difficult to keep up with all of the new chemicals and hazards out there when shopping for your little one, which is why they’ve made it their mission to help provide the healthiest and happiest products for your family. Their stores (they have spots on the Upper East Side and in Carroll Gardens) carry natural and organic goods whenever possible, and the Sprout folks pride themselves on ensuring no toxic chemicals are in any of the store's products. With adorable clothes, toys, décor, bedding and bathing products, Sprout has got you covered on all things organic. Added plus? Its UES location has a playroom for your kids to enjoy while you shop, and hosts a number of amazing events for both parents and kids to participate in.

Shoppers go nuts for: Chewbeads and baby sunglasses

Sprout San Francisco, A Natural & Organic Children’s Boutique
376 Court St.
Carroll Gardens
718-488-8200
Online: www.sproutsanfrancisco.com

1375 Third Avenue @ 78th St.
Upper East Side
212-861-0670

photo: Sprout N. via Yelp

Do you have a favorite spot for organic everything? Tell us about it in the comments below!

—Ilyssa Smith