On Food Talk, George Siemon, CEO of Organic Valley, talks about what drives the co-op: an exciting mission, love for organic, and care for farmers and their communities.
“I was dismayed to read the article ‘Making Organic Mainstream.’ I am one of a group of old-time organic farmers who have been battling against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for allowing hydroponic, aquaponic, etc. to be certified ‘organic.'”
Fred Haberman’s marketing agency and aquaponics farm have helped push organic into the mainstream, leading the way for a more transparent food system and, little-by-little, reducing our dependence on chemical agriculture.
Startup company BeGreen is reducing food waste and creating access to healthy food by farming inside a shopping center in Brazil
A creative partnership between Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and Kroger brings sustainable, organic gardening methods and hunger relief to a community in need.
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap is creating new markets for Fair Trade Organic products, and practicing dynamic agroforestry.
Annie’s unveils new programs in regenerative agriculture for improving soil health, fighting climate change, and connecting customers to the source of their food.
A new study comparing the carbon sequestering potential of organic soil vs. soil from conventional farming reveals that organic soil is able to store significantly larger amounts of carbon for longer. Can organic farming help combat climate change?
The U.S. Congress is currently writing a new version of the Farm Bill, a massive piece of legislation that will determine the future of food and agriculture for the next four years. Senator Pat Roberts, the Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, could use his position to undermine the power o
Mendenhall is a farmer and advocate. OFA, sponsored by the Rodale Institute, works to build and support the organic farmer movement and national policy platform in the United States.