Guest post by Johanna Mirenda, Technical Director at Organic Materials Review Institute. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
Studies show that more than 90% of Americans support mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GMO) foods. Yet for twenty years the U.S. have been denied that right. The Just Label It campaign was created to advocate for the labeling of … Continued
The Blooming Prairie Foundation (BPF) awarded Rodale Institute $10,000 to support the “Nutritive Quality Assessment of Organically and Conventionally Grown Oats” project.
Earlier this year, Rodale Institute received a $98,036 grant from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation to support the Institute’s Farming Systems Trial (FST)®.
By Peggy Miars, OMRI Executive Director/CEO A number of people have told me that they believe strongly in organic ideologies, but not in certified organic food. I can certainly understand that perspective, but I get frustrated when I hear questions … Continued
by Renee Ciulla The trend of eating healthy, local food and knowing the farmer who produced your food has moved far beyond the countryside. City residents play a significant role in the local food movement as well. In fact, when … Continued
By Matthew Flood Like many mission-driven enterprises, Door to Door Organics began small and scrappy, operating out of a humble home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Since 1997, we’ve been connecting folks in northeastern Pennsylvania with Good Food from small family … Continued
By Lori Stansberry, Founder of Pure Sprouts Often I go into schools and talk about the importance of eating healthy and what it means to be organic. I have this little exercise I do with kids that challenges them to … Continued
Oregon’s Willamette Valley is an agricultural paradise. Farmers, orchardists, ranchers and producers have flocked to the area since the mid-1800s for the rich soil, abundant rainfall and moderate temperatures. The region’s cultural heritage is rooted in a connection to land … Continued
By Amy Bradsher Around the world, organic producers, handlers and certifiers are working together to ensure that conscientious consumers have the option of purchasing certified organic products. New equivalency agreements put in place over the past five years mean that … Continued