Add to MyYahoo RSS

Organic Food News

News on Organic Food continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Boulder Weekly

Feeding the Front Range

President John F. Kennedy once quipped that the farmer is "the only person in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale and pays the freight both ways."


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Boulder County, CO, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

5 hrs ago | Packer

Organic produce system to transition to legal cannabis

Bethesda, Md.-based India Globalization Capital, Inc. is working with TerraSphere Systems and Greenlife Ventures to develop multiple facilities to produce organic leafy green vegetables, with plans to eventually transition the facilities to produce legal cannabis, according to a news release from the company.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bethesda, MD, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Will new farming leader jeopardise NZa s GE-free advantage?

The recent election of William Rolleston as president of Federated Farmers could mean a push towards genetic engineering in farming, warns the Soil & Health Association.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Life, Food

Agri Marketing

Maine Organic Dairies Shut Down Their MOO Marketing Program

MAINE ORGANIC DAIRIES SHUT DOWN THEIR MOO MARKETING PROGRAM Jul. 9, 2014 BrownfieldAgNews reports: An effort by organic dairy producers in Maine to market their own milk is shutting down.


Related Topix: Life, Food

WTVR Richmond

Save money and improve your health by growing your own organic mushrooms

Organic fruits and veggies are all the rage, but the prices for these items are high.


Related Topix: Life, Food, North Garden, VA, Chesterfield County, VA


Organic industry raising money to fight citrus greening

Citing a lack of attention paid to organic growers, the U.S. organic industry is launching a campaign to generate funding for organic-focused citrus greening disease research.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Providence, RI, United Natural Foods, Grocery, Entomology, Science

Evening Sun

Leg Up Farm planning to expand program to adults, create an organic farm

Greg Sipe, of Spring Garden Township, working for Hogg Construction, works on setting a base for pavers Tuesday after a large tree was taken down at the former site of Shiloh Nurseries in Manchester Township.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Home Gardening, Home, Mount Wolf, PA, York County, PA

Simple Gifts Farm in Amherst provides fresh, certified organic vegetables

AMHERST -"'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free; 'tis the gift to come down where we ought to be."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Amherst, MA, North Amherst, MA, Agriculture, Science, Belchertown, MA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Which foods do and don't have to be organic to be clean? Community gardens

Have you ever wondered which fresh produce gets on the dirty dozen or 15 dirtiest foods list and which foods don't really require you to buy them organic? According to the Environmental Working Group 's " Dirty Dozen " list, the Environmental Working Group lists the amounts of pesticides in fruits and vegetables.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Potatoes

The Victoria Advocate

Do You Know Nutrition: Learning all about price look-up codes

Is it true that the price lookup codes on fruits and vegetables can indicate if a food is genetically modified? How does one know what to buy if the code is not listed? Can you provide a list of preferred produce? The price lookup codes are the stickers of produce.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Vegetables

Daily Kos

Eden Foods - Keep the Pressure On! Store by Store! Product by Product

Over the weekend, I wrote about Eden Foods, their CEO Mr. Potter , and their lawsuit claiming a religious exemption to providing contraceptive care for women.


Related Topix: Life, Food, US News, Liberal Political News

Join the Cornucopia Institute in identifying Organic Standards Board...

A group that promotes "economic justice" for farming on a family scale is asking for confidential assistance from the public "to identify all current candidates for appointment to the National Organic Standards Board," which advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture on organic food standards.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, US News, United States Department of Agriculture


Good ingredients key to making gourmet art

Easy for him to say. Chef Colin Moody, executive chef at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club, in Monterey, Calif., makes the art of elegant cuisine look easy.


Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Dining

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Telegraph

Hospital takes organic route

Members of the non-government organisation have undertaken a project of organic farming at the hospital, around 100km east of Patna.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Lucid Nutrition

7 Things You Didn't Know About...Organic Farming

It always amuses me that produce doused in toxic chemicals is called "conventional."


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Remembering Tammy Knauber: 'a kind and loving person'

She also was a certified holistic health practitioner, dedicating her free time to researching holistic health and wellness options and organic foods.


Related Topix: Medicine, Holistic Health, Life, Food

Country Club Plaza needs to serve the Sacramento foot traffic in the area

Is the new owner of Country Club Plaza aware of the needs of the large senior citizen community of pedestrians in the neighborhood, numerous nondrivers, who wish there were more tenants to serve the needs of the older adult population? For example, if you look at other shopping centers, seniors are complaining it's a 45 or more bus trip to visit ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Life, Food, Citrus Heights, CA

Surveys show steep decline in N.J. organic certified farms, but increase in profits

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP - For Jim Lyons, co-owner of Blue Moon Acres - an expanse of farmland that this time of year is awash in beans and other produce - organic farming has always been difficult but worth "the extra nine yards."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, 9

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Camera

Boulder Open Space to lease Manhattan property for farming

Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks has a 14-acre lease available for farmers interested in producing local, organic food.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food


Fresh, Local Vegetables Fully Funded by Iowa Communities

In the heart of Iowa, community members get fresh vegetables every week from Rick Hartmann, co-owner and operator of Small Potatoes farm, "We produce organic vegetables and we market mostly through Community Supported Agriculture ."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science