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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…
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Farmer Direct Brings Fair Trade Close to Home

When it comes to the subject of fair trade, folks might conjure up images of products like chocolate from Ghana, coffee from Guatemala,…

Interview: John Williams on Frog’s Leap Sustainable Business Strategy

Are you looking for a business strategy to spark your revenue growth? Or maybe you are looking for a job within a growth…

Sunflower Farmers Market to Expand in California

Sunflower Farmers Market was launched in 2002 with the slogan “Serious Food…Silly Prices!” having grown from one to 32 stores within six years…
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Global Organic Food & Drink Sales Approach $60 Billion

The global market for organic food & drink is recovering from the economic slowdown, with revenues projected to approach $60 billion this year.…
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Fishy Farm Creates Polyculture System for Home Use

Fishy Farm out of Hillsboro, Oregon has created both an indoor and outdoor aquaponic-horticulture-vermiculture system that can grow food and raise fish all…
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The Future of Organic Products: Brands or Private Labels?

By Amarjit Sahota Retailer private labels are capitalizing on consumer demand for organic foods. New research finds that private labels are showing healthy…