Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, conducted its annual meeting, which drew nearly 400 farmer-owners to La Crosse, Wisconsin. Several of the farmers hailed from Vermont.
Chris and Alan Hoffner, owners of Hoffner Organic Farm, decided to stop using chemicals of any kind on their farm in February 2005. Their families are invested in organic farming and active in the farm life, as well. Since joining Organic Valley, a farmer owned co-op, those family members have often been part of the promotion efforts of the company.
The endowed chair will be made possible by a $1 million combined gift from Clif Bar, a maker of sports nutrition products, and Organic Valley, a farmer cooperative in La Farge.
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The Sustainable Food Trade Association Board of Directors proudly announced it elected Jason Boyce, Nature’s Path Foods’ Sustainability Manager, as the new SFTA board president at its February 4 board meeting. It also expanded the size of the board which will bring fresh perspectives and broader representation of members.
Rodale Institute's annual Organic Pioneer Awards ceremony will be held Saturday, September 13 at the Rodale Institute research farm in Kutztown, PA. Honorees are selected based on their pioneering efforts in various aspects of the organic movement, but they have all made the connection between healthy soil, healthy plants and healthy people.
When you buy organic butter, you buy a product with three or less ingredients – cream, cultures and salt – but you also buy a food that must comply with 57 specific requirements in order to be sold as “organic.”
Mapleton-based farmer Vaughn Chase and five others who supplied the now-defunct Maine’s Own Organic Milk brand have signed with Wisconsin-based cooperative Organic Valley, which has broader plans to develop organic agriculture in Aroostook County.
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