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Are You Getting Real Organic Food?

The USDA allows hydroponic tomatoes to be certified organic

The Real Organic Project requires tomatoes to be grown in fertile soil

The USDA allows hydroponic berries to be certified organic

The Real Organic Project requires berries to be grown in fertile soil

The USDA allows confinement dairy operations to be certified organic

The Real Organic Project requires cows to be raised on pasture

The USDA certifies eggs from chickens who have never been outside

The Real Organic Project requires chickens to be raised on pasture

The Real Organic Project was started by farmers to protect the meaning of organic. We grow food in the soil, not hydroponically. We raise livestock on pasture, not in confinement. In this time of concern about the erosion of integrity in the USDA, Real Organic remains exactly what organic was always intended to be.