Organic

Organic Grower Summit Roundtable 2020 announced

While the Organic Grower Summit will not be held as a live in-person event this year, a virtual keynote event featuring leaders of three of the nation’s most recognized and progressive organic growers has been... more »

Members team up in Organic Trade Association’s Produce Council

The American organic produce sector is big and complex. It accounts for more sales than any other organic sector, and its production regions stretch across the United States reaping a dizzying array of fruits and... more »

2019 Organic Survey results show sales up 31% from 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released on Oct. 22 the results of the 2019 Organic Survey, which show total sales of $9.93 billion in organic products, an increase of... more »

Organic produce sales continue doube-digit growth in Q3

Total organic fresh produce sales and volume continued to register double digit growth in the third  quarter of 2020, with July-September sales increasing 16% and volume up 15% from the same period in 2019, according... more »

Retailer insights on organics topic of Organic Produce Network online event

The Organic Produce Network (OPN) has announced a virtual online event featuring Stew Leonard Jr., president and CEO of Stew Leonard’s, and Scott Schuette, vice president of produce and floral for Fresh Thyme Market, discussing... more »

Organic agriculture tops $3B in California farm gate sales

Organic farming continues to expand in California and now includes more than 360 commodities, according to a new University of California report. The number of organic growers, acreage and farm gate sales revenue is reported... more »

Pinnacle’s Phil Foster committed to soil management

Call him a grounded grower. Phil Foster is committed – not only to his customers and employees, and not only to his business’s success. He’s committed to the ground itself. Although most organic growers would... more »

Westbridge introduces Xena Spreader-Sticker; available for certified organic crops

Westbridge Agricultural Products announced Oct. 9 that Xena Spreader-Sticker has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) and Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) for use on all certified organic crops. Xena Spreader-Sticker... more »


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