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Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

The Organic Center’s Director of Science Programs Dr. Jessica Shade is a co-author on a study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Organic Agriculture entitled “Organic Agriculture 3.0 is innovation with research.” The paper is a collaboration between organic researchers from around the world, and examines organic agriculture in a historical context, while providing insights […]

Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

Northeastern University and The Organic Center have released a breakthrough study showing that organic cuts agriculture’s contribution to climate change! Results from this project show that organic soils have significantly higher levels of humic substances.  This means that not only is organic better at sequestering carbon, but it is effectively locking away carbon in long-term […]

Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

The Organic Center has released a whiteboard video that examines the process of organic certification, communicating to consumers that the integrity of organic flows through the certification process from farm to shelf. The “explainer” video highlights the fact that the benefits of organic don’t stop at the farm gate–they continue through crop harvesting, processing, and all […]

Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

BioFach 2018 will be February 14-17 in Nuremberg, Germany. The Organic Trade Association will once again host a pavilion at the show  The activity copay is $600, which covers one round- trip flight, one single occupancy hotel room, one meter tabletop space, and signage per company for the activity. To qualify, companies must promote certified organic […]

Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

McDonalds has announced that it will start carrying Honest Kids in its Happy Meals starting in November. “This is a big deal for the organic movement,” Seth Goldman who co-founded Honest Tea about two decades ago, noted, adding that this will be a step to help cut calories as Honest Kids beverages offer only 35 […]

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