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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…

Broadbased Coalition Files Legal Petition With Food And Drug Administration To Require Labeling Of Genetically Engineered Foods
Jodi Ziskin work 954-367-3363 Organic Valley New York, NY and Denver, CO
October 04, 2011

A coalition of nearly 400 businesses and organizations dedicated to food safety and consumer rights today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, to give consumers the right to know what is in our food.  read more…

Organic Valley Announces Generation Organic™ "Who's Your Farmer?" 2011 Tour
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
August 24, 2011

Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands, today announced the Generation Organic™ 2011 “Who’s Your Farmer?” Tour, which will kick off at Organic Valley headquarters in La Farge, Wis. on September 26 and wind its way through the Pacific Northwest, wrapping up at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Ca. on October 17.  read more…

Organic Valley Farmer-Owners, Westaby Family Farms, Celebrate 150 Years of Family Farming in Illinois
Renee Kelly work 612-372-6472 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
August 12, 2011

Organic Valley farmer-owners, Delmar and Theresa Westaby, are proud to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Westaby Family Farms, the Stockton, Ill. organic dairy that has been in their family for five generations. The Westabys will host a private celebration to commemorate this milestone at their farm Saturday, Aug. 13.  read more…

Organic Valley Urges Concert Goers to Ask 'Who's Your Farmer?' at Farm Aid 2011
Renee Kelly work 612-372-6472 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
August 11, 2011

Wisconsin-based Organic Valley, a farmer-owned cooperative with 1,636 organic farmers nationwide, is proud to support and participate in the 26th annual Farm Aid 2011 concert held in Kansas City, Kansas, on Saturday, Aug. 13. For years Organic Valley has supported and shared in Farm Aid’s mission to keep farm families on their land. read more…

Will Allen, Andrew Zimmern To Headline Kickapoo Country Fair, Saturday, July 30 In La Farge, Wis.
Renee Kelly work 612-372-6472 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
July 22, 2011

The Midwest’s largest celebration of organic food just got a little tastier! The Kickapoo Country Fair, taking place on Saturday, July 30 in La Farge, Wis., today announced its keynote speakers are to be nationally renowned food leaders Will Allen and Andrew Zimmern. Allen, an urban agriculture pioneer and founder of Growing Power, a farm and community food center in Milwaukee, and Zimmern, chef and star of the Travel Channel’s hit series, “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern,” both hail from the Midwest and have helped establish the region as a center for food culture and advocacy. Rounding out the day-long celebration will be country music headliner The Kentucky Headhunters. read more…

Organic Valley and National Cooperative Grocers Assocation Join Forces to Improve School Lunch
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis. and Iowa City, Iowa
June 30, 2011

Organic Valley, the nation’s oldest organic farmer-owned cooperative, and National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide, today announced they are joining forces to improve school lunch. 

The two pioneers in cooperative thinking will launch a national promotion this fall to support the National Farm to School Network, a nonprofit connecting schools and local farms to serve healthy meals in school cafeterias, improve student nutrition, provide agriculture, health and nutrition education opportunities, and support local and regional farmers. read more…

Chef Michel Nischan and Organic Valley Get Grilling with Organic Prairie Meats
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
June 24, 2011

Organic Prairie, the brand of organic meats produced by the same farmer-owned coop as Organic Valley, today premiered what could become the hottest movies of the summer: grilling how-to’s featuring Chef Michel Nischan and starring delicious Organic Prairie meats sizzling on the barbecue.  read more…

Endangered Kincaid’s Lupine Star of 5th Annual Pasture Walk
Elizabeth Horton work 207-838-0084 Organic Valley La Farge, Wis.
May 09, 2011

The Kincaid’s lupine, an endangered wildflower in the state of Washington, will be the center of attention at the fifth annual Lupine Pasture Walk. In celebration of the plant’s unexpected success at an organic dairy farm in Lewis County, a free public event will be held on Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Mallonee Farm and nearby Baw-Faw Grange Hall, 995 Boistfort Rd. in Curtis, Wash.  read more…

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