organic pioneer

Organic Pioneer: Dr. David Pimentel

Major issues associated with industrial food production led Dr. David Pimentel to research human population and to champion pesticide reduction and energy conservation. Pimentel is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University and coauthored the 22-year review of the … Continued

Organic Pioneer: Bob Quinn

Bob Quinn is a fourth-generation farmer and tireless scientist who popularized the ancient khorasan wheat with his company Kamut International. He was one of the first 100 percent certified organic farms in Montana and made the connection between healthy whole-grains and artisan bread … Continued

Organic Pioneer: Dr. John Teasdale

Founding research leader of the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab. When the USDA decided the time had come for research on organic farming methods, John Teasdale was already out in the field doing it. Teasdale was a USDA Agricultural Research Service scientist stationed at … Continued