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OPN Connect Newsletter 23
Leonardo Da Vinci once prophetically stated that “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” Twelve hundred years later we are still uncovering the best inputs to nourish the soil that grows our food. Organic growers lead the way in discovering the perfect balance of nutrients, microbial activity and soil structure to create healthy living soils that enhance our planet.
By Melody Meyer
I remember with no measure of fondness the industry warfare that transpired after the GMO disclosure standard was enacted last July. It was a deal that no one on either wanted. The USDA recently posted 30 questions on their website that will be used to draft their proposed rule. No matter how much you dislike this rule, it’s time to lay down your sword and provide real input to make it as robust as possible.
Ashley Koff, RD
Who needs sugar when you have organic peaches around? While peaches have impressive health benefits – vitamin C, phenols, iron, fiber, antioxidants – their real magic is mouth-watering delicious taste that can replace added sugar all summer long.
- Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers
- Organic, Natural Food Industry Raised $150,000 for Project Drawdown
- Mastronardi Produce Ltd. Signs with AppHarvest LLC
- Farm Bill Listening Sessions Next Week in California
- New Jersey Deadline Set for Reimbursing Organic Certification Costs