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ASU issues report on how the organic food market can be improved

Arizona State University’s Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems has issued a new report on how the organic food market can be improved, and it's targeting the most powerful person in the free world –... more »

Fraud-fighting program draws robust interest, Organic Trade Association says

The Organic Trade Association’s ground-breaking fraud prevention program is getting robust interest from organic businesses as the organic sector readies for the USDA's upcoming new rules to strengthen oversight of organic imports and the organic... more »

Organic Produce Summit 2021 second educational session announced

On the heels of one of the most challenging and demanding years in the history of the fresh produce industry, leaders from the production and retail side of business will explore what lies ahead for... more »

Keynoters at Organic Produce Summit 2021 are sweetgreen co-founders

Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman, co-founders and co-CEOs of nationally acclaimed fast causal restaurant chain sweetgreen, have been confirmed as the first of two keynote presenters at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit, this September... more »

First education session scheduled by Organic Produce Summit

An examination and discussion of the burgeoning growth of indoor grown fresh produce, and its impact on organically grown fruits and vegetables will be the topic of the first of four educational sessions at Organic... more »

Organic Grower Summit opens registration for exhibitor booths

Exhibitor booth registration is now open for the Organic Grower Summit Presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for Dec. 1-2, in Monterey, California. Organic supply chain partners and service providers are encouraged to sign... more »

Nearly $62B US sales in organic reported in 2020

U.S. organic sales soared to new highs in 2020, jumping by a record 12.4% to $61.9 billion. It marked the first time that total sales of organic food and non-food products have surpassed the $60... more »

Partnership renewed by FFAR and OFRF to improve soil health research

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) are thrilled to announce the continuation of their partnership to fund on-farm research advancing the climate benefits of organic agriculture systems. Priorities will... more »

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