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A Radical Farm Bill is Born

Civil Eats l by Leah Douglas l November 16, 2017 Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s ‘alternative farm bill’ aims to spend more tax dollars on farms that produce food, and less on those...

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Produce Report: November 20, 2017

Purple Sprouting broccoli field at Nuevo Amanecer “Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.” – The Bard As the impending Thanksgiving holiday draws closer, the desire to help your custome...

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Global Warming May Increase Pests in Conventional Agriculture vs. Organic Systems

Photo credit: John Flannery The Organic Center l November 6, 2017 A recent study published in the Journal Integrative and Comparative Biology has found that organic systems may be more resilient to...

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Announcing the 2018 Inaugural National Co+Op Grocers Climate Collaborative Awards

OGC supports, and is excited to sign on to, the Climate Collaborative, because the commitment areas directly align with our efforts towards our long-term sustainable goals of carbon neutrality, eli...

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Produce Report

Produce Report: November 13, 2017

“The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” – William Blake Take your vitamins, fill your spirit, nourish your body – it’s the week before Thanksgiving and likely you’re going to see increas...

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Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billion in Q3

Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Nielson l November 9, 2017 Organic fresh produce sales reached $1.16 billion for the third quarter of 2017, an eight percent increase in dollars and 10 percent ris...

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18 Veterans Programs Feeding the Food Movement

In honor of Veteran’s Day this week, OGC would like to thank all veterans for their service! Grateful also to all those helping support agricultural programs and learning opportunities for ou...

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Foxes Are Protecting the Pesticide Henhouse

This image shows significant structural brain abnormalities which are associated with high chlorpyrifos exposure. The warm colors  indicate enlargement of underlying white matter and cool colors in...

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How Beets Became Beet-Red

Beets evolved a different way of turning red than other red things in the plant kingdom. Photo by Karsten Moran for The New York Times The New York Times l by Veronique Greenwood l October 24, 2017...

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