Sustainability

Last chance to nominate folks for the Specialty Grower Sustainability Award

The deadline is upon us. It’s 11 o’clock. Do you know where your sustainable growers are? It’s your last chance to nominate yourself or a fri... more »

How Cascadian Farm works to recharge groundwaters, host water birds

While soil rests under four inches of water, birds soak their feet and landowners collect rent money from a conservationists’ group – that’s a r... more »

Rising stars in sustainable agriculture awarded scholarships

Three students – Erniko Brown, Cyheim McRae and Kristen Dunning – recently earned Cynthia Hayes Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to h... more »

Walmart debuts bee-friendly policy

Retail giant Walmart on April 13 rolled out a “pollinator health policy” warning its suppliers off of some major pesticides. Martin Mundo, who... more »

Consumers see ag as part of climate change answer: survey

When it comes to climate change, consumers view agriculture as a part of the solution rather than the problem, according to an international survey sp... more »

Sharing the sustainability story with consumers

Sustainability is a major concern for consumers. Farmers and other food producers are aware of that, but often unsure how to address it. The notion o... more »

USDA outlook bright for organic produce

The produce-driven organic food industry weathered the pandemic remarkably well, and investment in research of organic may be part of the solution for... more »

Web database spotlights organic, biodynamic and sustainable vineyards, wine

A new website helps consumers, wine trade and other visitors find sustainable wines, wineries and vineyards in California that are certified with a ri... more »

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