OPN Connect Newsletter 160 · April 2, 2020

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. Organics Unlimited’s GROW Disaster Relief Fund 

The grower’s President and CEO, Mayra Velazquez de León, provides an update on the actions Organics Unlimited is taking, which include providing financial support to impacted individuals and communities during the COVID-19 crisis through its GROW program.   Read More

2. National Organic Program Enforcement Report

The recent NOP Report includes a summary of investigations and compliance actions, an update on the work of the Organic Agricultural Product Imports Interagency Working Group, and an overview of organic import oversight.   Learn More 

3. Organic Veggies and Hemp on Bethlehem Authority Land

Acres of organic vegetables and industrial hemp could soon sprout on Bethlehem Authority land in the Poconos. The authority will lease nearly 300 acres it owns in Monroe County to Pocono Organics, an organic regenerative farm in Long Pond, in Tunkhannock Township.    Read More

4. The Effects of COVID-19 Will Ripple through Food Systems

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As winter gives way to spring, farmers across the U.S. are ramping up for the growing season—hiring workers, purchasing materials and taking orders. But measures to rein in the COVID-19 pandemic may derail some of those efforts, experts say.   Read More

5. Berry People Expands to Support Steady Growth

Berry People, a year-round, full-line shipper of branded organic and conventional strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and avocados has created new positions within its organization, added team members, and moved operations to a larger central CA office to accommodate the growth, with team members temporarily working from home until the mitigation of COVID-19 matters.  Read More

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