Daily Archives: July 30, 2018


high tunnel and pond
What do you say when someone asks you what Organic means? Or what have you heard? I’ll bet you’ve said or heard phrases like “no synthetic pesticides,” “increased animal welfare,” “no GMOs.” While these responses aren’t wrong, they don’t adequately describe the “spirit” of what organic means. For decades, people from different backgrounds (farmers, eaters, scientists, politicians…) and from different parts of the world, have tried to define what it means to call a farm or a food “organic.” That’s how we ended up with Organic Standards in the first place. It’s a tough process, made even harder in our […]

Do you know the Principles of Organic Farming?