Seed Matters: Cartoon About An Organic Seed With a Dirty Mouth

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The fact that today, most seeds that grow our food are bred by agrochemical companies to be chemically dependent is totally @#$%’d up. To try and shed some light on an alternative method of growing our food stuffs, we partnered with our new friends The Butler Bros and the Clif Bar Family Foundation to create […]

Organic Strawberry Farms Produce More Flavorful And Nutritious Berries

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Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse. “Our findings have global implications and advance what we know about the sustainability benefits of organic farming systems,” said John Reganold, Washington State University Regents […]

Full List Of USDA Organic Certified Brands

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Find a specific certified organic farm or business, or search for an operation with specific characteristics. Listings come from USDA-accredited certifying agents. The current list is a snapshot from January 2015, with all businesses and partial product lists. New listings will be posted throughout Fall 2015. You can download Microsoft Excel workbooks with full data […]

Court Rejects USDA Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit on Organic Change Rule

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On Thursday September 10, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, in a bench ruling, rejected the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit (Case3:15-cv-01690) that challenges the National Organic Program’s (NOP) failure to follow proper legal procedures in making a substantial rule change to the […]

RADIATION DANGER from the FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR PLANT DISASTER in Japan settling on the WEST COAST OF UNITED STATES

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Be Careful of ANYTHING you consume that originates from the WEST COAST of America and Hawaii. When Radiation Fallout descends from the atmosphere and settles in an environment,it contaminates the Land, Sea, Air and Water for many hundreds or thousands of years.RADIOACTIVITY bio-magnifies and can be internally emitted in humans and animals by ingested food […]

‘Runoff’ Movie A Thriller Of Everyday Farm Life Dangers, Harsh Realities And Sacrifice

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RUNOFF  explores what might a loving wife and mother do in hopes of pulling her family from the brink of financial disaster? The beauty of the land cannot mask the brutality of a farm town. As harvest draws near, Betty confronts a terrifying new reality and will go to desperate lengths to save her family when […]

Organic food reduced amount of pesticide in family

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The Swedish Cooperative Union, a federation of 41 consumer cooperative societies, commissioned IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute to determine whether eating organic foods can reduce levels of pesticides in the body. The study was carried out in a family with three children who do not usually eat organic food. The most significant change in pesticide […]

Neil Young takes on Monsanto, Starbucks and GMOs

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(Organic Slant) Neil Young is protesting GMOs with an anti-Monsanto album The Monsanto Years are here and we are living them. Monsanto is the poster-child for what is wrong with corporate controlled government in our world. Our upcoming record, “The Monsanto Years”, encompasses several associated subjects that millions of people world – wide are concerned […]

Differences between USDA Organic label and Non-GMO Project Verified Seal

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(Organic Slant) One of the unintended consequences in our battle against GMOs and for GMO-labeling is that people have come to view the “Non-GMO” label as superior to the “Organic” label. These days more and more consumers are looking for ways to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their food. There are currently two food […]

NEW Major study documents nutritional and food safety benefits of organic farming

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 (Organic Slant) The largest study of its kind has found that organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants and fewer, less frequent pesticide residues. The study looked at an unprecedented 343 peer-reviewed publications comparing the nutritional quality and safety of organic and conventional plant-based foods, including […]