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Gerber taps growers for groundbreaking baby food

Growers planted new crops and grew them organically in order to help baby food giant Nestlé put a groundbreaking line of baby food products in stores. Gerber Freshful Start is a new line of baby... more »

Large to small growers move crops with Farm-to-School movement

Providence Farm is a small vegetable-and-livestock operation in Michigan’s Antrim County, with a community supported agriculture (CSA) program and a roadside market. But owners Ryan and Andrea Romeyn say direct sales to schools have led... more »

Report indicates organic farming is on the rise in the US

There were more than 14,000 certified organic farms in the United States in 2016, according to the latest available data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This represents a 56 percent increase from... more »

Organic soil research benefits from grant funding

Organic Farming Research Foundation's (OFRF) research program got a big boost thanks to a matching grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). The $66,000 match will be used to support OFRF’s 2019... more »

Sciligo new manager of science programs for The Organic Center

The Organic Center said Amber Sciligo has joined its staff as Manager of Science Programs. As such, she will work closely with researchers, industry, farmers, and policymakers to identify organic research needs, facilitate project implementation... more »

Organic farming advocate Enid Wonnacott dies at 57

Enid Wonnacott, longtime executive director of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont and a deeply committed advocate for organic farming and the agricultural community at large, died jan. 19 at her home in Huntington, Vermont, surrounded... more »

Organic Grower Summit to feature chef, consumer activist

Award-winning chef and author Dan Barber and organic consumer activist Robyn O’Brien have been confirmed as keynote presenters at the fourth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), this coming July in Monterey, California. Barber and O’Brien... more »

Why an organic dairy made the jump to packaged Brussels sprouts

How are you going to keep them down on the dairy farm when Brussels sprouts are wagging a compelling finger? A longtime Wisconsin dairy farm is going all in on a new certified organic fresh... more »


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