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Chipotle Moves Toward Local Sourcing

The restaurant had a goal of using approximately 5 million pounds of local produce like bell peppers, oregano and romaine lettuce, and eventually…
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Equal Exchange, Fair Trade Execs on Certification, Consumption and Change

By Becky Eisen, MBA Student at the University of Maryland, Smith School of Business; President, Smith Net Impact Chapter As Leslie Lammers put the finishing…
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Organic Eggs Not Created Equal, Says New Scorecard

Next time you’re at the grocery store aisle picking out eggs, you might need to think twice before assuming one organic brand is…
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San Diego Regional Food Hub Cultivates Local Markets

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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What’s Really in Your Organic Brew?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Hemp History Week Pushes for Legalizing Industrial Hemp in USA

This week, May 2-8, is Hemp History Week. A more accurate title would be “Legalize Industrial Hemp” Week, as that is the purpose…
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Stonyfield Farms Taps Into the Emotional Pulse of Consumers

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Clif Bar Marks Ten Years of Sustainable Business Practices

One decade ago Clif Bar & Company made a commitment to be sustainable and today has proven to continuously raise the bar for…
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Is Monsanto Being Mowed Down by its Own Combine?

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Video Interview: Baselining Sustainability Performance at Straus Family Creamery

How are sustainability practitioners transforming companies?  In this interview, Brie Johnson, the sustainability manager of Straus Family Creamery, shares her best practices.  The…
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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…

Interview: “Chief Mom” At Plum Organics

According to the EPA’s Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment children receive 50% of their lifetime cancer risks in the first two years of…
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Organic Learning Farm Gives Indonesian Street Kids Chance at Brighter Future

While statistics on street children are difficult to verify, according to this UNICEF report, there are an estimated 230,000 in Indonesia alone.  This…

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…
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Video Interview: Numi Tea CEO Ahmed Rahim

In talking with businesses and entrepreneurs I am almost always asked these two questions: Is there a green industry or market segment experiencing…