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1 hr ago | Common Dreams

Landmark Study Underscores Wide-Ranging Benefits of Pesticide-Free Farming

A meta-analysis of 343 previously peer-reviewed studies from all over the world has found that organic crops contain more antioxidants and fewer pesticides than their non-organic counterparts, according to reporting in the Guardian .

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5 hrs ago | Time

People Still Don't Know the Difference Between "Organic" and "Local"

It's no secret that the organic food market is ever-growing. Organic food hit $28.4 billion in sales last year, and the Nutrition Business Journal reports that organic food products will reach and estimated $35 billion in 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Packer

Organic demand surges even more

"We've seen a 20%-25% increase in demand each year," said Maureen Royal, saleswoman for Bridges Produce, Portland, Ore.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Sedro-Woolley, WA, Union Gap, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Organic food richer in key antioxidants

ORGANICALLY grown food is up to 70 per cent richer in key antioxidants than their conventional counterparts, a study has found.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

Growing organic farms

Tucked into a corner of Hartselle, not far Interstate 65, there's a 25-acre spread known as Rosita's Farm .

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

Examiner.com

Fair Cafe' Liqueur: T.G.I.F. Cocktail recipes: July 11th Ed.

Fair Cafe' Liqueur is Fair Trade Spirit's first-ever coffee spirit and a product of France.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Drink, Coffee, Life, Food

Packer

Pacific Organic hires sales specialist

Bernklau joins Pacific Organic with more than 30 years experience in the organic industry.

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EurekAlert!

Major study documents nutritional and food safety benefits of organic farming

Washington State University research professor Chuck Benbrook helped design and conduct a major study showing organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Vegetables, Fruits

Newsday

Study sparks organic foods debate

A new scientific review claims organic foods are higher in nutrients and lower in pesticides compared with conventionally grown varieties.

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Decanter Magazine

Chateau Pichon-Lalande chief open to organic future

Chateau Pichon-Lalande's general manager, Nicolas Glumineau, says it is possible that the entire estate could be farmed organically, but more research is needed first.

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RTE.ie

Today in the press

EIRCOM AND UNIONS AGREE 5% PAY RISE FOR STAFF OVER NEXT FOUR YEARS - Eircom staff are in line for a 5% pay increase over the next four years following a deal struck by the company and its unions.

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The Telegraph

Rs 53700cr earmarked for NE

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley with minister of state Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Thursday before presenting the budget.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Tea, Drink

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Five tips for planning an eco-friendly wedding

Planning a wedding may be stressful for the bride, the groom and the rest of the wedding party.

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Independent.ie

Organic food sales on track to hit a 100m this year

New research by Bord Bia shows that health concerns - like restrictive detox diets - and special occasions - like romantic dinners - are the main reasons for going organic.

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RGT Online

All American Dave food truck transforming the way poker players eat

Grass-finished, coffee-encrusted sirloin steak with mashed sweet potatoes and veggies.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Gold Beach, OR, Weight Training, Fitness

FoodNavigator

RIBUS: consumers avoiding 'chem lab' ingredients; GMOs the biggest agro development since the tractor

During the IFT 2014 show in New Orleans, FoodNavigator-USA caught up with RIBUS Inc. CEO Steve Peirce for an update on its all-natural and organic rice-based ingredients and the sustainability of rice in a world that faces staggering levels of food waste.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Life, Food

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."

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

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.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Scoop

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.

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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.

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