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USDA Final Ruling on GMO Disclosure

Late last year, the USDA released its final rule establishing mandatory disclosure of bioengineered food, also known as genetically modified...

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Organic Agriculture 3.0: The History of “Yet Another Debate” About the Future of Organic Agriculture

By Thorsten Arnold Introduction The organic farm and food industry is facing major challenges. IFOAM, the international federation of organic...

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...