Organic

Organic Grower Summit to include sessions on industrial hemp

A pair of educational sessions devoted to reducing organic soil risk and an examination of the burgeoning hemp marketplace have been announced as part of the 2019 Organic Grower Summit educational program, slated for this... more »

Organic Food & Farming Summit set for November in Florida

The third annual Organic Food  & Farming Summit will be held Nov. 21-22 in Orlando, Florida. The Organic Food and Farming Summit is a statewide educational event geared toward farmers and the public (those who... more »

Registration opens for December’s Organic Grower Summit

General registration for the third annual Organic Grower Summit is now open, with planning of educational sessions being finalized for the only event specifically designed to bring organic fresh food producers and their service and... more »

Organic research and training center coming to California’s Ventura County

The Rodale Institute will establish a new organic research and training center at a Camarillo, California farm. The project is being funded by Ventura Seed Company, a hemp seed propagation and cultivation company with growers... more »

Grower summit educates on organic farming in the FSMA era

The Organic Grower Summit (OGS) in December will include an educational session diving into the changing landscape of food safety on organic farms, and compliance with the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) produce safety... more »

Rodale Institute launches organic research, training center in Georgia

When Rebecca and Ross Williams shuttered their cheesehouse at Many Fold Farm, about an hour outside of Atlanta, in 2017, it was with a heavy heart but a determination to work towards a new agrarian... more »

OFRF accepting letters of intent for 2020 grant funding

The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has opened the Fall 2019 Request for Letters of Intent for 2020 grant funding. The program is open to all applicants residing and conducting research in Canada, Mexico, and the... more »

New Midwest Organic Center hires trio of staff members

Rodale Institute and Indian Creek Nature Center took three steps closer to opening the Midwest Organic Center (MOC) at Etzel Sugar Grove Farm in Marion, Iowa with the recent hires of research director Carl Rosier,... more »


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