OTA Receives Funding from USDA

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has received nearly $3 million from USDA, according to a press release. On Thursday, USDA announced the award of...

Senator Sanders IDs Regen Ag as Priority in 2020 Race

Story City, IO—Senator Bernie Sanders spoke to an audience of over 75 organic farmers on Thursday about the issues facing family farmers in the...

Study: Healthy Foods Better for People & the Environment

Minneapolis, MN—Healthier diets have the potential to significantly reduce the environmental impact of agriculture and food production, according to research from the University of...

Organic Farming is Worse for Climate Change? Not So, Says The Organic Center

A new study published in Nature Communications came to the conclusion that organic farming is worse for the planet than conventional—a “misguided” conclusion that...

B Lab Announces Best For The World 2019 Honorees

B Lab released its Best For The Wold 2019 Honorees, including its Best For The World: Overall 2019 List, which honors the top 10%...

Germany to Ban Glyphosate

Berlin, Germany—Germany will ban the use of the weedkiller glyphosate from the end of 2023 and limit its use before then, according to Reuters,...

As the Amazon Burns, Experts Urge Plant-Based Diets

Wildfires continue to rage in the Amazon--Reuters reports that there have been 72,843 fires detected by Brazil’s space research center INPE so far this...

Sunsoil Joins 1% For the Planet

Burlington, VT—Sunsoil has joined 1% for the Planet, committing to donate 1% of its annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment. This...

Organic Valley Is 100% Renewably Powered

La Farge, WI—Organic Valley announced in a press release that the construction of three community solar projects is complete, making the co-op the largest...

Organic Growers Summit to Address Soil Management, Hemp and More

Monterey, CA—The 3rd annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS), taking place in Monterey on December 4-5, will feature six educational sessions designed to inform and...