Ontario Organic Blog

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Organic: More than just local

For a growing number of consumers, buying locally produced food is important. It supports people and businesses in or near...

Organic: More than just “humanely raised”

Increasingly, consumers are looking to buy meat and animal products that have been raised humanely. While the National Farm Animal...

The small-farm perspective

Arranging to interview Heather Johnson at Severn Sunset farm took a bit of coordination. After a few false starts, we...

Giving certification some teeth

When the Organic Council of Ontario asked me to interview farmers and other organic business people to collect their thoughts...

Organic: More than just marketing

There are a lot of different labels, terms and certifications for consumers to consider when buying food. It can be...