Check-off programs pool money from organic food producers and handlers, and distribute the funds for organic food promotion, education, and research.
Farmers have to follow organic rules for three years before they can sell their food as certified organic.
Food manufacturers are under pressure to replace carrageenan, an ingredient that's widely used in products. The organic industry just moved to ban it.
CE Pugh on how food co-ops will compete in an increasingly competitive market. Homemade root beer from Bea's Soda Bar. Daniel Orr fries up some squash flowers.
Add some local maple syrup, red onions and salt and pepper to your 6-7 ounce salmon fillet. Then get creative with additional seasonings!
Do your attitudes about food say anything about other aspects of your ethical life? That was the question posed by a new study.
Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.
After the deregulation of alfalfa, organic consumer groups are divided on where to place the blame.
A recent study shows that American consumers may be willing to pay more to dine at "environmentally friendly" restaurants.
Earth Eats contributor Nicole Henderson writes about steps her family is taking to bring more organic food into their kitchen and onto their plates.
A recently published study has found wild birds prefer non-organic when given the choice between conventional and organic bird food.
The D.C. Council approved a measure to provide students healthier food and more exercise, but USDA regulations and opponents of a soda tax present obstacles.