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Twenty Seed-Saving Initiatives Preserving Biodiversity Around the World

Foodtank l by Eva Perroni l July 19, 2017 By saving, exchanging, and reusing seeds over thousands of years, farmers and gardeners carefully selected crops for various traits adapted to many growing...

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Staying Engaged Through Farm Bill Hearings

Organic Trade Association l July 19, 2017 The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing this past Thursday on “Opportunities in Global and Local Markets, Specialty Crops, and Organics: Perspectiv...

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Produce Report

Produce Report: July 24, 2017

What’s NEW and EXCITING This time of year, berries generate impulse buys by appealing to the eyes and the taste buds. It’s easy to make a pint of blueberries disappear when you’re snacking away, an...

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Oregon Organic Coalition Announces Organically Grown in Oregon Week

In recognition of Oregon’s thriving organic industry, the Oregon Organic Coalition announces ‘Organically Grown in Oregon’ Week to take place September 10–17, 2017 PORTLAND, OR – July 1...

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Produce Report

Produce Report: July 17, 2017

What’s NEW and EXCITING Could there be a more delightful sensory experience than summer produce displays? Summer is really the time to appeal to eaters in many ways. Tasting is, of course, ke...

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Trade Advocacy

The Organic Center Addresses United Nations Gathering on Sustainable Agriculture

Dr. Jessica Shade, The Organic Center’s Director of Science Programs, at United Nations Headquarters. Center Highlights Organic in Invite-Only International Meeting of Agricultural Experts Th...

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Oregon’s First Farm Conservation Program Passes Legislature

Representatives Brad Witt and Knute Buehler, with participants in the June 22, 2017 Lobby Day for the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program. The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts l July 7, 2017 Today,...

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Inspirational

Organic Farming Best Option for Rural Economies

First published in The Register Guard | by Stacy Kraker – OGC Director of Marketing and Communications | July 8, 2017 There are a variety of approaches we could take to boost the economy of O...

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Trade Advocacy

Oregon’s Farm to School and School Grant Programs Fully Funded

Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network l by Megan Kemple – OR Director of OFSSGN  l July 6, 2017 The Oregon State Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee’s proposed budget...

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