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Food: “As Close as You Can Get to Someone Without Having Sex With Them”

“I don’t think anyone has ever cooked on the TED stage before,” said Bi-Rite Market founder Sam Mogannam, standing before a cart overflowing with…
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Spanish Researchers Find Organic Tomatoes Have More Nutrients

The debate about whether organic food has more nutrients might be finally settled, at least in the case of tomatoes.
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Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value: The Good, The Bad, and The Questionable

What's behind Whole Foods' 365 Every Day Value Label? Can you trust it?
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Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Patents

A group of 83 farmers, representing, non-GMO seed producers are suing the biotech giant Monsanto in an effort to get them to stop…

China’s Organic Food Market Grows Even as Consumer Confidence Wanes

I’m always happy to read about eco-news and especially around the holidays, good news just seems to sound better. You would hardly think to…

The Organic Obstruction: Roadblocks to Gains in Organic Farming

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course on a blogging series about “sustainable marketing.” This post is…
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Sustainability Campaign Could Learn From Organic Movement’s Shortcomings

This post examines the shortcomings of the organic food movement, such as making it more accessible and fun, and compares it to the…
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Three Ways to Increase Organic Food Distribution

By Derek Singleton Over the last couple of decades, the organic food industry has grown by leaps and bounds. According to a survey…

Organic Poultry Contains Dramatically Fewer Drug Resistant Bacteria

Results of a new study shows that poultry raised on farms that have moved from conventional to organic practices and have stopped using…
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Boosting Organic Food in Indonesia

Indonesia Organic is a business based on social and non-profit entrepreneurship. The idea behind it is to centralize agriculture sales for small farmers, so buyers have…

Can the Local Food Movement Go Mainstream?

The local food movement has has been gathering steam for the last few years. Time magazine put local food on its cover in…
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It’s Getting REAL in the Whole Foods Parking Lot, Good News for Execs

This post is part of a series on Stakeholder Engagement sponsored by Jurat Software. I’m sure that when Whole Foods’ executives saw for…

Interview: Craig Wichner of Farmland LP On Converting Chemical Based Farmland To Organic

U.S organic food sales now total $25 billion according to the Organic Trade Association’s 2010 Organic Industry Survey. This represents a 20% annual…
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Bringing Purchasing Power to the Table: Driving Down the Cost of Organic Food to Counter an Epidemic

By Julie Graham Diabetes and obesity are on the rise.  We’ve all heard it.  Countless news articles and medical journals say so.  In…
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Natural Products Expo Shows Boom in Organic & Fair Trade Foods

At the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim the exotic is now mainstream. Guatemalan hats, hippie skirts, and copper bracelets of yesteryear were…