Uncle Matt's Organic citrus farm 'uncovering' old, timeless methods
OTA Member Benny McLean is highlighted in this Orlando Business Journal for his family company's commitment to organic, and for combining traditional and innovative farming methods.
Collaboration and Innovation are Keys to Organic Success
This USDA Blog post by Anne L. Alonzo, Agricultural Marketing Service Administrator, celebrates the fact that for years, the organic industry has experienced enormous growth, defying expectations and creating exciting opportunities for producers and entrepreneurs around the world.
Distributor an organic pioneer
David Lively, vice president of sales and marketing at the Organically Grown Co., helped launch the distribution company to bring more order to the organic market.
Some farmers upset that hydroponic crops carry organic label
About 50 protested Monday at a Monday meeting in Stowe of the National Organics Standards Board. The protesters urged the board to recommend that hydroponic crops not carry the label.
Interested in organic? Federal and state programs can help with transition
Opportunities are available in organic production for some Minnesota farmers. The market for organic production is growing.
More Ohio farmers go organic
Though the image of organic farming is one of back-to-the-land hobbyists raising heirloom vegetables for farmers markets, Ohio’s organic farms have found that what was once a niche is now an industry.
Eating Organic Lowers Pesticide Levels in Children
Researchers have found that when children eat organic fruits and vegetables, the amount of pesticides in their bodies declines significantly.
This obscure organic-burger chain should make Shake Shack, Five Guys, and Smashburger nervous
A growing name in the better-burger sector is coming for Five Guys, Smashburger, and Shake Shack. Elevation Burger, started in Arlington, Virginia, in 2005, has now spread to 10 states nationwide and Washington, DC.
Organic Produce Summit to explore $11 billion organic fruit and vegetable industry
Program plans are being finalized for the inaugural Organic Produce Summit to be held July 13-14, 2016 in Monterey, CA. The two-day summit is dedicated to the flourishing organic fresh fruit and vegetable industry, and includes an engaging and informative program connecting organic producers and handlers.
OTA applauds EPA steps to safeguard health of farmworkers
The Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center applaud the steps that the EPA has taken to safeguard the health of farmworkers, who are essential for putting food on our tables. The U.S.