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What You Need To Know When Packaging Organic Foods

Every organic farmer faces issues when it comes to labeling.  Each state has their own guidelines, and you must abide by them.  Here are provided some examples of what and what NOT to do: Certified organic producers do not: ■ U...
 
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Organic Valley represented me.

Receiving the Growing Green Award from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) for my leadership role in Organic Valley is especially rewarding since I have spent my life connecting food with the protection of our natural ...
 
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A Destination For the Whole Family

Tad Hussey, along with his parents, brother, grandfather, and several others are working together to help bring “Keep It Simple”Farm into a new era.  Though currently it houses a store where you can buy seeds and ch...

 
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Tiger Prawn Farming and other Marine Food

Did you know that farms can come in all shapes and sizes? In fact, they can even come in the form marine species. Typically, people think of farms as fruits and vegetables, cows, pigs, and chickens. Now when we think of an orga...
 
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A New Way to Get Rid of Food Waste!

Do you want to do something else with your table scraps then throw them in the garbage? Many of us think the same thing: there are many people starving and here we are throwing food away. Well, you may get something more out of...
 
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Tanzania Coffee Boost Project

We all love coffee. Some of us love it more than others, yet the simple fact is, coffee keeps us going through the day. With so many loving coffee, it is only necessary that we need to produce more of it, and that is just what ...

 
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Beach Plum Farm

Jaime Alvarez, organic farmer, is known for his ugly tomatoes. Not really, but he doesn’t care what they look like as long as they taste like heaven and not like photogenic fruit or in other terms, wax! This year is his s...
 
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Kerala Focuses on Healthier Crops

Kerala hosted the 2012 fest to highlight the importance of organic farming. Organic farms are better for the environment, the land, and the people that eat the food. Without chemicals and pesticides, crops yield better tasting ...
 
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Organic Farms Get Mixed Results

If you are hoping for a decline in the price of organic foods anytime soon, that probably isn’t going to happen. According to a recent study, there is no indication for a decrease in price. The meta-analysis reports that ...

 
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From the Van to You

Frank and Jenna Greiner have been organic farmers for five years now.  In between their crops, they sell other’s produce out of the back of their van at a minimal price.  The husband and wife own New Again Farm on state Route 1...