organic farming


Monsanto “Goes Organic” and Wins “Sustainability Award”?

This isn’t a spoof. In addition to this story, we’ll provide you with a round-up of GMO-related news, including why your neighbor may shortly be planting GMO grass right next to you. Action alerts below!


A Warning For Anyone Who Loves French Wine

Trace amounts of pesticides, insecticides and/or fungicides are being found in organic wine.


Now We Can’t Even Trust Organic Apples?

Americans may never taste an organic apple or pear that hasn’t been sprayed with antibiotics unless the NOSB sticks to its plan to forbid streptomycin on all organic fruits after October 2014.


A New Law Could Put Most Small Farms Out of Business

The FDA is trying to change a law in such a way that will endanger all small farmers -- your action is needed!


Genetically Modified Food Labeling May Soon Be Mandatory in California

90% of consumers say they would actively avoid GMOs if they were labeled. Now the residents of California are poised to be the first granted mandatory labeling.


Organic Farming Is Still Small, but Growing Quickly

It is first wide-scale survey of organic farming, so there’s not a lot to compare it to. But the data indicate the industry as a whole is growing.


As “Organic” Becomes More Popular, Is It Losing Its Meaning?

Much of the organic produce we will see in our grocery stores this winter is really reaching when it comes to meeting the ideals of traditional organic food.


Does the USDA Really Care About Protecting Organic Farmers?

USDA secretary Tom Vilsack's new proposal to help farmers may actually be little more than a ruse designed to protect Monsanto.


Is the Tide Finally Turning Against GMO Crops?

The Alliance for Natural Health USA recently reported on two recent decisions that set legal precedents for organic farms to sue conventional farms for pesticide contamination.


Video: Willie Nelson Sings About Getting Back to the Roots of American Farming

This adorable animated short film commissioned by Chipotle features country music legend Willie Nelson singing about "getting back to the start" of American farming.