Defining ‘organic’ in a changing world

What does “organic” mean to you? Is food grown hydroponically organic? Consumers, producers and regulators at times have their own understanding of how organically produced food is or should be. To some, certain parts of the production process are more valuable, or more relevant to, the label than others.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]

Organic farm turns to chicken and bugs to battle pests

When it comes to organic farming, the battle with weeds and pests can be an ongoing struggle. While organic farming guidelines allow the use of certain nonsynthetic pesticides, they can be expensive and some farmers prefer to stay away from them for a variety of different reasons.

So, when one organic farmer decided to purchase […]