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Organic Grain Fraud

July 6, 2020

Organic Grain Fraud The Real Organic Project was formed by organic farmers to address five major lapses in USDA Organic integrity: 1) The certification of hydroponic… Read more

Farm Labor at Swanton Berry Farm

June 22, 2020

Farm Labor at Swanton Berry Farm When you grocery shop, too much is invisible. You can’t see the buildings that housed the farm animals, you… Read more

Brave Little State

May 28, 2020

Brave Little State The Brave Little State Versus Godzilla. We know how that movie ends. Vermont is the Brave Little State. In this case, Godzilla is Monsanto and… Read more

What Do A Rancher And A Vegan Have In Common?

May 28, 2020

What Do A Rancher And A Vegan Have In Common? Must-see “Know Your Farmer” video of Alderspring Ranch Glenn Elzinga is an endlessly interesting cowboy.… Read more

Dear USDA – What will it take?

May 28, 2020

Dear USDA – What will it take? Most organic farmers do not know what the NOSB is. Most of us don’t even know what the… Read more

How Long Could Your Community Feed Itself?

May 28, 2020

How Long Could Your Community Feed Itself? Liz Graznak wanted to farm her own land. But, it took her nearly a decade to make it… Read more