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We are a grassroots, farmer-led movement created to distinguish soil-grown and pasture-raised products under USDA organic.

Enid Wonnacott and Kate Duersterberg march to keep the soil in organic

Our mission is to grow people’s understanding of foundational organic values and practices; crops grown in soil and livestock raised on pasture are fundamental to organic farming.

Our first goal is to create an add-on label to USDA certified organic to provide more transparency on organic farming practices and level the playing field right on the shelf.

Today, the lobbying efforts of Big Ag have ultimately won, allowing the input-dependent confined animal operations and hydroponic industries to bend the rules for their own benefit.

Family farmers meeting the letter and spirit of organic law are suffering while consumers are once again in need of transparency in the market place.

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Board + Staff

Real Organic Project Board Members Francis Thicke and Linley Dixon at Radiance Dairy in Fairfield Iowa


Keep the soil in organic sign at Vermont organic farming rally

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Organic Farms

Anne and Jack Lazor in the field at Butterworks Farm with a jersey cow and a corgi dog

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Real Organic Project Board Members Eliot Coleman and Dave Chapman Inspect Tomatoes

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Jean-Paul Courtens of Roxbury Farm in hos Real Organic Project Know Your Farmer video

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