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Organic Valley Launches Mobile Apps About Organic Food and Farming
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
February 24, 2012

Organic Valley, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced the launch of two mobile applications for kids and their parents to interact with organic through fun games and educational tools. The two apps, Organic Valley and Organic MooCan, are wholesome additions to any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device.  read more…

Pythagoras Solar Turns Organic Valley Headquarters’ into Energy Generating Asset
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley San Mateo, Cal.
January 24, 2012

Pythagoras Solar, provider of the industry's first solar window to simultaneously deliver energy efficiency, high power density and optimized daylighting, today announced the completion of its industry leading solar window project at the Organic Valley headquarters in La Farge, Wisconsin.  Organic Valley, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, has chosen Pythagoras Solar windows for its new headquarters to support the co-op's "triple bottom line" of sustainability-social responsibility, ecological integrity and economic stability- by transforming  window facades into renewable energy generating assets.  This project included the installation of 20 solar windows that deliver solar power while simultaneously providing significant energy efficiency gains and optimized daylighting. read more…

Organic Valley Completes Headquarters Expansion, Adds 84 Jobs to Rural Southwest Wisconsin
Renee Kelly work 612-372-6472 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
January 20, 2012

New Space Features State-of-the-Art Green Design, Comprehensive Research & Development Facility; Symbolizes Co-op’s Steady Growth and Commitment to Community read more…

Organic Valley Ends Year Keeping More Farmers on the Land; Begins 2012 with Farmer Pay Price Increase
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
January 13, 2012

Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced their 2011 year-end results, which include bringing on 212 new farmers in regions such as Pennsylvania, Vermont, and California for 12 percent member growth across the country, increasing sales from $620 million to $715 million for 15.3 percent growth, and donating more than $2.2 million to nonprofit organizations dedicated to advancing organic food and farming—from community food banks to farmer initiatives to advocacy for mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food. read more…

Organic Valley Welcomes Lewis Goldstein as Executive Marketing Director
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge,Wis.
January 09, 2012

Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, recently named Lewis Goldstein as the co-op’s new executive marketing director. A seasoned marketing communications professional in the consumer packaged goods sector, Goldstein previously served as vice president of marketing at Kiss My Face, and held marketing roles at Dr. Pepper Snapple Group with brands such as Snapple and Mott’s, as well as at The Boston Beer Company, brewer of Sam Adams beers.  read more…

Organic Valley Farmer-owners, Burroughs Family Farm, Recognized for Outstanding Land Stewardship in California
Carrie Welch, Little Green Pickle work 917-846-3599 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
January 04, 2012

Recognized for their extraordinary land stewardship, Organic Valley farmer-owners Rosie and Ward Burroughs of Burroughs Family Farm recently received the honor of being one of three finalists for the prestigious sixth annual Leopold Conservation Award for California. The award is named for world-renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold. Nominees were recognized at the California Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting on December 5 in Sparks, Nevada. read more…

Organic Prairie Signs Partnership with Lorentz Meats, Increases Regional Production and Supports Midwest Farmer
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
December 20, 2011

Organic Prairie, the brand of delicious organic meats produced by the same farmer-owned co-op as Organic Valley, today announced it has signed a partnership with Lorentz Meats, a family-owned meat market and processing plant with four decades of history in Cannon Falls, Minnesota and neighboring regions. The partnership will allow Organic Prairie to consolidate regional production, increase capacity and sustain its high standards of quality—from pasture-based feeding and humane animal treatment to delicious organic taste.   read more…

Organic Valley and Gundersen Health System Break Ground on Cashton Greens Wind Farm, Wisconsin’s First Community Wind Project
Renee Kelly work 612.372.6472 Organic Valley La Farge and La Crosse, Wis.
November 14, 2011

Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, and Gundersen Health System today announced construction has begun on the Cashton Greens Wind Farm, Wisconsin’s first community wind project. This collaborative project will feature two wind turbines expected to generate nearly 5 megawatts of energy for Cashton’s power grid—enough to power 1,000 homes each year. The energy produced will more than offset electricity used at Organic Valley’s Cashton Distribution Center and its La Farge headquarters facilities, and represents about five percent of Gundersen’s energy independence goal. read more…

Stonyfield and Organic Valley Help Families 'Celebrate with Organic' for a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley Londonderry, NH and La Farge, WI
November 07, 2011

Stonyfield and Organic Valley are giving the gift of organic food this holiday season—and providing consumers an opportunity to do the same. The two companies have launched an online campaign to encourage healthy organic eating that will benefit Wholesome Wave, an organization whose programs are designed to make nutritious, locally-grown food available and affordable to America’s underserved urban and rural communities.  read more…

Consumers win the right to know about their food
Barbara Haumann work 802-275-3820 Organic Valley Washington, D. C.
October 31, 2011

The State of Ohio today agreed that it will no longer pursue regulations limiting labeling on organic dairy products. Ohio had attempted to prohibit statements on labels which informed consumers that organic dairy products are produced without antibiotics, pesticides or synthetic hormones. After the Organic Trade Association (OTA) sued the State of Ohio, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with consumers’ right to know and gutted the Ohio rule, finding that it was unconstitutional. Ohio has now agreed to abandon the rule rather than trying to revive it, recognizing that the First Amendment allows organic dairy products to proudly state that they are produced in accordance with the organic standards, without the use of synthetic growth hormones, pesticides, or antibiotics. read more…

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