OPN Connect Newsletter 181 · August 27, 2020

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. OTA-Organic Takes on Climate Change

The Organic Trade Association recently released a major report on organic and its ability to mitigate climate change, identifying policy opportunities to elevate the role of organic in the climate change discussion, support organic farmers and encourage transition to organic farming.   Read More

2. Stemilt Reimagines Bulk Apples and Pear Sales

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Available this fall, the new paper Farm + Famous pack features a positive message that “All Farmers are Famous,” is 100% recyclable, and carries How2Recycle labeling.   Read More


3. IFOAM Call for Comments on EU’s Organic Regulations

New Organic Regulation (EU) 2018/848 will enter into application on 1 January 2021 both for EU and non-EU producers. Rules on group certification will change and might significantly impact the existing groups of small farmers in developing countries.    Learn More

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4. Spike in Organic Produce Sales Good News for Greenhouse Growers

Sebastien Boyer, CEO of Farmwise, recently took a closer look at increased sales of organic produce at supermarkets. His analysis paints a positive message for greenhouse vegetable growers, many of which produce crops organically.     Read More


5. Marolda Farms Looks to Increase Organic Acreage

The company harvests from about 250 acres of conventional acreage and about 100 acres of certified organic acreage, but the organic number is about to rise.     Read More

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