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Inter Press Service
Organic Farming Taking Off in Poland a Slowly
That Dobrodziej would still want to enter the triathlon, despite working daily in the fields from dawn until well into the night, speaks volumes about his supra-human levels of energy.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
2,454 farmers certify their products as organic
Farmers from different parts of the country have been attracted to the organic farming of late.
Blanco County News
Tips for the Grocery Store
Here are some other tips to add to last weeks article on how to read a vitamin label.
Feds issue labeling - instruction' for organic industry
Organic fruits and vegetables accounted for less than 5% and 10%, respectively, of the fruits and vegetables sold to U.S. consumers last year, but as their popularity continues to steadily increase, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is stepping up labeling enforcement.
Seminar draws organic food marketers
Earl Herrick gives Aug. 13 tour of Earl's Organic Produce in San Francisco to participants in organic marketing seminar attended by more than 20 organic professionals.
EU organic rules may mean certified food is not truly organic, warns ANH
"When people buy something labelled 'organic', especially when accompanied by the EU's official organic logo, they expect that product to be genuinely organic: i.e. with minimal - and ideally zero - chemical additives and with no non-organic inputs during the production process," said Adam Smith, science and communications officer at ANH The ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Prince Albert Daily Herald
Canada's organic free-for-all
Gerry Ritz and Stephen Harper have fallen for the organic ruse again, hook, line and sinker.a A whopping three-quarters of all the organic food sold in Canada is imported from countries with lax environmental standards like China, Mexico and Argentina.
Icelandic WOOFer shares sustainable farming methods
Sustainable farming methods in Iceland may offer a few ideas for the movement that has brought Homer recognition for its own efforts.
Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming
Rosaly Bass of Peterborough has written a new book, Organic! A Gardener's Handbook.
Pub chef cooks up a treat with local food
MATTHEW Cockman cooked up a storm at Wallingford Local Producer's Market on Saturday as he promoted local food and suppliers.
Organic health claims 'worryingly overstated'
A report claiming that organic crops are more nutritious than non-organic crops is not supported by the evidence, according to leading experts in the field.
Social enterprise aims to promote organic produce
A social enterprise aiming to increase the supply of organic food in Redbridge is due to open a new educational site in Barkingside.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Is Walmart threatening organic food?
In the Michael Pollan sense, a bowl of fresh vegetables and whole grains that have been grown organically, without the use of industrial toxins, does not necessarily mean that it is "good food."
Make a small change to organic this September, Soil Association urges
The Soil Association is today launching 2014's Organic September campaign - the UK's biggest celebration of all things organic, which takes place in a year which saw the organic market return to growth and scientific evidence showed nutritional differences in organic vegetables, fruit and cereals.
Is buying organic worth the cost?
Organic food options aren't just for health food stores anymore; they're everywhere.
Allotments on offer
The Junta and Marbella council have signed an agreement to offer 75 allotments in the Parque de los Tres Jardines to retirees and unemployed The Junta de Andalucia and Marbella council, the two governing bodies in charge of running the Parque de Los Tres Jardines, situated in San Pedro Alcantara, have agreed to turn a part of the large green space ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
It costs a pile to grow a potato
Following the announcement that the McCain french fry processing plant in Borden-Carleton was closing, there was a plethora of letters to the editor offering any amount of gratuitous advice.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Pittsburgh's kale-lovers crying after another loss to the frackers
About three weeks ago, we wrote about a natural gas compressor station that was proposed adjacent to one of the Pittsburgh area's old guard organic farms.
Oraganic produce helps families of sick children
A Bakersfield family is hoping to put more organic food on the table while helping raise money for families with pediatric issues.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Growing local at True Love Farm
In the age of globalization, it is often very difficult to find out exactly where the things you buy come from.