1. OFRF Luncheon Raises over $100k at Expo West
Despite the rain and wind that blew through Southern California, hundreds of organic supporters made their way to the National Grove of Anaheim for OFRF's all-organic luncheon. The meal, the people, and the atmosphere make this traditional kick-off to Expo West a much-loved tradition. The event raised over $100,000 for OFRF's research, education, and advocacy programs.
2. Bailey Produce Partners with DISa to Track Organic Bananas
Bailey Produce, a leader in delivering quality organic produce around the globe, recently partnered with Disa Digital Safety (USA) (“DiSa”) to equip its bananas with DiSa’s FreshCounts Smart Barcode technology.
3. Organic Farmers Association Announces 2019 Governing Council
Results are in for the newly-elected 2019 Governing Council and Policy Committee. Members will serve 2-year terms, up to 3 consecutive terms (no more than 6 consecutive years). Newly elected members begin their terms at the annual meeting on March 13, 2019.
4. Bonterra Organic Vineyards Pioneers Research on Benefits of Carbon Farming
America's leading organically farmed wine, Bonterra Organic Vineyards ("Bonterra") continues its legacy of pioneering green viticulture with completion of a landmark soil study highlighting the benefits of organic and Biodynamic® farming on soil health.
5. OTA Launches Fraud Prevention Solutions
Organic Trade Association members may now voluntarily pre-enroll in an organic fraud-prevention program to help minimize or eliminate organic fraud.