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Our mission is to grow people’s understanding of foundational organic values and practices. Our first goal is to create an add-on label to USDA certified organic to provide more transparency on organic farming practices.

Crops grown in soil and livestock raised on pasture are fundamental to organic farming.

The Real Organic Project is family farmer-driven and embraces centuries-old organic farming practices along with new scientific knowledge of ecological farming. Healthy soil equals healthy crops and livestock, which equals healthy people and a healthy climate.

In early March of 2019, our Executive Director Dave Chapman gave a talk called “The Real Organic Project After One Year: Why Were We Created And Where Are We Heading?” To learn more about the challenges organic farmers are facing, you can watch the video below.