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2012-07-31 06:22:04

HARRISONBURG, Va., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shenandoah Growers is pleased to announce that it has entered into a formal and exclusive partnership agreement with Sunfest Organic Herbs of Okeechobee, FL, securing an expanded and reliable domestic supply of fresh-cut, certified organic herbs. With 380 acres of owned certified organic farmland, developed and managed by veteran culinary herb growers, Sunfest, combined with Virginia farming, will provide the vast majority of...

2012-07-25 23:03:07

Five blenders per day given each day through Facebook page. SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif. (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Organic produce leader Earthbound Farm this week launched a cool sweepstakes contest at the peak of summer heat to reward those who “Take an Organic Step Forward,” in the company´s online community of the same name, which this week is featuring coupons and recipes for powerfully delicious and healthy smoothies featuring Earthbound Farm organic Power Greens and organic...

2012-07-25 06:26:27

BOULDER, Colo. & DENVER, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mile High Organics, the leading certified organic grocery delivery service, is the first grocer in Colorado to screen out all trans-genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). Mile High Organics actively seeks to combat prevalent deception in the food system because they recognize the clash between what consumers want and what the marketplace is providing. Mile High Organics' screening breaks the cycle of planting new GMO seeds by...

2012-07-11 02:26:42

DENVER, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Rivers Water Company (OTCQB: TURV) (http://www.2riverswater.com) announced today that several of the Company's farms have been granted National Organic Program (NOP) Certification. All crops produced on Two Rivers Farms in Huerfano County, Colorado are now Certified USDA Organic. "This certification is another important milestone for us," noted John McKowen, CEO of Two Rivers. "Better educated consumers and public health professionals are...

2012-07-02 23:00:28

Cherub´s Blanket shares tips for creating a green baby nursery. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Cherub´s Blanket, a Shaker Heights, Ohio, business offering organic cotton baby blankets and natural baby items, is sharing tips on how to create an environmentally safe and green baby nursery. “Most consumers may not realize many of the products for a nursery can be harmful to a baby´s health, causing sensitivity problems, allergies, and untold future development...

2012-06-26 10:21:51

NEW YORK, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safetek International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SFIN), a manufacturer and distributor of green technology, eco-friendly and organic products, announced today that the company is focusing on the Kiosk Sales program with three corporate kiosk locations initially in South Florida. The first kiosk will be located at the Westfield Broward Mall. The other two kiosk locations are being finalized and will be announced in the near future. Once these initial three...

2012-06-19 02:32:43

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., and BOULDER, Colo., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mile High Organics, a leading organic online grocer, announced the company has closed a seven-figure sum seed round, which includes investments by 500 Startups of Mountain View, Calif., and TA Venture of Kiev, Ukraine, among others. The company will use the funds to expand its high-quality, cost-competitive grocery delivery service to include new products and services. "The key difference between Mile High Organics and...

2012-06-15 23:02:40

The Organic Farming industry in Australia is the beneficiary of a worldwide shift in preferences by consumers towards organic produce. The challenge for the fledgling industry is to produce consistent supply to meet this growing demand. Global demand for organic products is rising with increasing health consciousness, growing concern for the environment, income growth and the increased convenience of organic food. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on...

2012-06-12 10:24:36

Time for organic food and farming to take its well-deserved seat at the table in the 2012 Farm Bill debate WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama Administration yesterday released a report on rural communities and businesses, highlighting the tremendous value of the organic sector as part of our nation's diverse agricultural economy. The report, prepared by the Council of Economic Advisers, the White House Rural Council, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...

2012-05-24 10:24:18

Corn created by Dow to be resistant to 2,4-D herbicide has not been tested for human safety; chefs say it threatens crops in the DC metro area, including Maryland and Virginia WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday the Vietnam Veterans of America, preparing to observe the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War, called on President Obama to take strong and serious action regarding one of the newest genetically engineered crops pending approval at the USDA....