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California to Launch Organic-to-School Pilot Program
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February 25, 2019
The program will increase access to organics for students from low-income families and will help support California's organic farmers.
New Organic Label Will Hold Farmers to Higher Standards Than USDA Certification
April 12, 2018
The USDA's certified organic label isn't strict enough, says a growing group of farmers who've created their own organic label…
General Mills is Building a Massive 53-Square-Mile Organic Supply Chain in South Dakota
March 20, 2018
Food giant General Mills is in the process of turning a massive chunk of South Dakota wheat-growing farmland into certified…
Organic Farming Methods Create Significantly Less Nitrogen Pollution Than Conventional Farming
March 15, 2018
Organic farming practices create three times less nitrogen pollution than conventional farming methods, new research finds.
USDA Kills Organic Livestock Rule
March 13, 2018
The Trump administration says it will not be supporting the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule aimed at improving conditions…
New Study Shows Organic Soil Has a 26 Percent Higher Potential for Carbon Storage
September 13, 2017
A new study has found that organic soil is richer in key humic substances which help it to sequester more…
organic agriculture
March 17, 2017
A new EWG report demands that Congress include incentives for farmers to switch to organic agriculture in the 2018 Farm…
organic farmers
February 28, 2017
The children of organic farmers aren't jus taking the reins from their parents, as they used to -- they're revolutionizing…
On the Road to Organic, USDA to Launch ‘Certified Transitional’ Program for Farmers
January 12, 2017
The USDA has announced plans to launch a certified transitional label for farmers making the arduous switch from conventional to…
organic food
January 5, 2017
This hospital is taking a revolutionary step to make its patients healthier: start with organic food, thanks to an on-site…