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Organic Valley Says Pasture Ruling Should Usher in New Era of Cooperation Within Organic
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February 16, 2010

Organic Valley applauds the USDA National Organic Program’s new, tighter pasturing standards. The cooperative of 1,652 organic family farmers is also hoping the standards will usher in a more cooperative environment among those within the trade. read more…

Organic Valley’s $520 Million in Sales for 2009 Demonstrates Consumers’ Commitment to Organic Foods, Family Farmers
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January 12, 2010

In 2009, Organic Valley’s farmer-owners, who like all farmers are facing the deepest and longest recession in more than 50 years, demonstrated once again the strength and resilience of the cooperative business model that has made Organic Valley a brand trusted by consumers and retail partners alike.

Sales for the nation’s largest organic farmer-owned cooperative were $520 million in 2009, down l.3 percent from 2008. Though Organic Valley remained profitable, it was the first time the cooperative, which formed in 1988, has experienced lower year-over-year sales. read more…

Canada's Farmer Direct Co-operative Joins Organic Valley's Grower Pool
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January 11, 2010

In a measure designed to provide a stable price and secure market for its organic feed, Farmer Direct Co-operative Ltd., of Regina, Canada, has joined Organic Valley Family of Farm's Grower Pool. A co-operative of more than 1,400 family farmers in North America, Organic Valley formed its Grower Pool last year to provide stable prices for organic feed producers and to ensure a supply of organic grain for its member farmers.  read more…

Organic Valley Invites Shoppers to Help the Planet with a Healthy Breakfast
Eric Davis, Haberman work 612-338-3900 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
January 04, 2010

The New Year is the time for resolutions, especially ones about kick-starting a lifestyle that’s healthier for the body as well as the planet. This January, Organic Valley – a farmer-owned cooperative of more than 1,300 organic family farmers nationwide – is wheeling out a promotion that will help people fulfill that noble but often elusive resolution.  read more…

Organic Valley and Second Harvest Foodbank Partner to Give Back
Kristin Heinmets work 612-372-6458 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
December 22, 2009

Organic Valley Family of Farms, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers, will donate 1,200 cases of its 8-ounce single serve organic milk to Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin today. The donation will feed more than 28,000 at-risk people in southwestern Wisconsin. Second Harvest acquires and distributes food to more than 400 charitable food programs working to end hunger at the neighborhood and community levels in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties.  read more…

Nothing Better than Butter for the Holidays!
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis
December 07, 2009

Top Chefs and Dieticians Agree: Award-Winning Organic Valley Butter is
Key Ingredient to Rich Recipes—Savory, Sweet and Wholesome

Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers, recently won awards for its European Style Cultured Butter and Pasture Butter, two delicious butter offerings from its family of farms. To celebrate the awards—and recent health findings that butter is in fact better—Organic Valley has developed several recipes and serving suggestions just in time for the holidays.  read more…

'Tis the Season to Give, Receive and Bake!
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November 11, 2009

Organic Valley Puts the Spirit of the Season in Holiday Baking with Coupons, Cash Donations and Prize Drawings

This holiday season, Organic Valley, a farmer-owned cooperative of more than 1,300 organic family farmers nationwide, is giving customers a charitable way to spread the cheer. Through the end of the year, shoppers can visit their local grocers or food co-ops and participate in the Celebrate Organic–Local Heroes contest. Not only will shoppers be able to take advantage of $10 worth of coupons and stock up on Organic Valley products for holiday baking, they'll also be helping to fill the shelves of local food banks just by participating in the promotion. read more…

Feed Your Family, Restore the Planet
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, WI
October 22, 2009

Starting today, an Organic Valley purchase at Ray's Food Place presents an opportunity to play a role in the restoration of waterways and protection of the local environment. Organic Valley and Ray’s Food Place are proud to launch a program with EcoUnit, a new shopper rewards program that awards customers with EcoUnit credits that can be redeemed to support local stewardship projects like tree planting, river restoration, removal of invasive species and watershed clean-up.  read more…

Industry Pioneers Support Organic Heroes in Fight Against Climate Change At Green Festival
Renee Kelly work 612-372-6472 Organic Valley LaFarge, Wis.
October 12, 2009

Thanks to tremendous consumer involvement, Nature's Path Organic Foods and Organic Valley presented a check for $50,000 to the Rodale Institute for outreach to farmers as an organic solution to global climate change. The check was presented at a special event during the Washington, DC Green Festival, the nation's premier sustainability event. read more…

Organic Valley Rings in the New Year—and Increased Sales—with "Organic Rising" Promotion
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September 23, 2009

To ring in the decade on a healthy note, Organic Valley is offering its retailer partners "Organic Rising," an in-store campaign featuring national media, a contest, and prizes to generate increased sales of delicious organic breakfast products from the farmer-owned cooperative. Organic Rising's message encourages consumers to begin a new year and a new day with a wholesome, organic breakfast. The chance to win exciting prizes, save money, and trigger a donation to the Rodale Institute will enhance sales of Organic Valley products and drive home the point that eating organic is good for the body and the planet. read more…

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