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Indian Region Just Won Top UN Prize for Being World’s First 100% Organic State With 66,000 Farmers

The Indian state policy was deemed so effective, it managed to beat 51 other nominations for the esteemed UN prize.

Costco Sells So Much Organic Produce, It Aids Farmers to Grow More

America’s appetite for organic food is so big, the largest seller can’t keep its shelves stocked, so it’s loaning money to farmers to grow...

Homeless Find New Life Working at 22-Acre Organic Farm and Restaurant

In the 22 years since the Miami Chamber of Commerce decided to do something about the growing number of homeless individuals in their county,...

New Organic Drive-Thru Offers Vegan Fries With Your Non-GMO Burger

People can’t get enough of a new fast food joint in central California that is super-sizing healthy alternatives to greasy fare. Amy’s Drive Thru offers...

A New Battery That’s Cheap, Clean, Rechargeable, and Organic

Scientists at USC have developed a water-based organic battery that is long-lasting and built from cheap, eco-friendly components -- no metals or toxic materials. The...
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Rich in Valuable Organics, Seaweed Brings Jobs to Poor Women

Growing seaweed rich in valuable chemicals — predicted to be worth $7 billion by 2018 — is emerging as a source of employment for...

America’s Largest Grocer Rolls Back Organic Food Prices

Wal-Mart wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The retailer that leads U.S. stores in grocery sales said on Thursday...
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Whole Foods Encourages Organic Farmers With $25,000,000 in Loans

After a $10,000,000 loan to local farmers proved successful, Whole Foods Market announced on January 2 that it will give up to $25,000,000 in...
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Investors Bet on Organic Farming in China

Affluent Chinese, alarmed by a slew of food-safety problems in recent years, are increasingly willing to spend a premium on what is served for...
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Why Organic Produce May be Worth the Money

Organic fruits and vegetables may not be as big and beautiful as regular produce, but appearances can be deceiving. A study of organic tomatoes...
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Bhutan to Become World’s First Wholly Organic Country with Pesticide Ban

Bhutan plans to become the first country in the world to turn its agriculture completely organic, banning the sales of pesticides and herbicides and...
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Another Vacant Warehouse Turned into Organic Urban Farm

The Hamm’s Brewery in St. Paul, Minnesota closed in 1997, but now one of the vacant buildings is being renovated into an urban farm. A...
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Homeless in Miami Find New Outlet Working on Organic Farm

As part of an innovative effort to tackle Miami's problem with homelessness, 400 residents have traded the downtown streets for a live-in community farm...
Organic farmers market Verde Garden Miami

Homeless in Miami Find New Outlet Working on Organic Farm

As part of an innovative effort to tackle Miami's problem with homelessness, 400 residents have traded the downtown streets for a live-in community farm...
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School Turns Abandoned Field into Organic Farm, Growing Ton of Produce for Cafeteria

Just eight months ago, a one-acre plot at the Denver Green School was an unused athletic field, but now that land has come to...
Garden at Denver Green School - Sprout City Farms video

School Turns Abandoned Field into Organic Farm, Growing Ton of Produce for Cafeteria

Just eight months ago, a one-acre plot at the Denver Green School was an unused athletic field, but now that land has come to...
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Woman Adopts Tree Frog Found in Box of Organic Salad

A South Pasadena woman says when she picked up an organic salad from Costco Monday night, she got a tiny surprise - a live...
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New All-organic Carpets Could Have Multiple Lives

In our increasingly recycling-aware society, a carpet is one of those things that usually does not get re-used - it is simply thrown away,...
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Government Extends Growing Season for Thousands of Organic Farmers, Providing Local Food Throughout Winter

Farmers, like Earl and Clarisse Snell of Alabama, can still grow summer squash and tomatoes as if it were summer, thanks to their new...
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Government Extends Growing Season for Thousands of Organic Farmers, Providing Local Food Throughout Winter

Farmers, like Earl and Clarisse Snell of Alabama, can still grow summer squash and tomatoes as if it were summer, thanks to their new...