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2009-07-16 11:00:00

Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews to headline Oct. 4 all-star concert event ST. LOUIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid, alongside farmers and food buyers at the Historic Soulard Farmer's Market, announced today that it will bring its annual benefit concert to St. Louis, marking the first time that the organization will stage the event in Missouri. "Farm Aid has deep roots in the Midwest that reach back to our first concert in Illinois in 1985," said Farm...

2009-03-11 16:00:00

DEERFIELD, Mass., March 11/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northeast Organic Dairy Producers (NODPA) today announced their support for organic dairy farm families who are fighting for their survival and denounced those companies that are lowering the price they pay farmers in order to fund increases in market share. "Across the northeast and midwest HP Hood is hiding behind the good name and ideals of Gary Hirschberg and Stonyfield Farm as they fire the same farmers that two years ago they...

2009-02-26 12:01:00

Major Education Campaign is Sponsored by the Organic Trade Association GREENFIELD, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Organic Agriculture and Products Education Institute (Organic Institute) has launched "Organic. It's worth it.", the non-profit organization's first national consumer education and marketing campaign. "The mission of this campaign is to answer consumer questions about organic with the clear message that organic is worth it in every way from health care and economics to...

2009-02-24 08:45:00

Proven Success Story Educates Consumers, Builds Traffic, Moves Product MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- From our favorite corner stores to the most urban gourmet oases, America's grocers are uniting with top organic food manufacturers for the fifth anniversary of Go Organic! for Earth Day, a bold statement of support that organic is worth it in every way. Designed to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of organic food and drive organic product sales, the major national program...

2009-01-30 07:30:00

LA FARGE, Wis., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Passionate about organic food and excited about change for the better? Beginning Feb. 1, Organic Valley -- a Wisconsin-based cooperative of more than 1,300 organic family farmers nationwide -- will launch a national social media site in which individuals can share and celebrate their passions for healthy, sustainable food at http://www.OrganicRising.com. Mad for organic milk? Crazy for CSA's? Pumped up about pasturing? Happy about humane animal...

2009-01-27 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Recyclers with good intentions, but no place to go with their yogurt cups and other #5 polypropylene plastics have had few options -- until now. The Preserve Gimme 5 program gives shoppers a convenient drop-off location for containers often not accepted at municipal recycling centers. The program, created by Preserve, the leading recycled products company, and offered through a partnership with Whole Foods Market, organic yogurt maker Stonyfield...

2008-10-09 15:00:27

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Organic food industry is available in its catalogue. Natural and Organic Food and Beverage Trends: Current and Future Patterns in Production, Marketing, Retailing, and Consumer Usage, 2nd Edition http://www.reportlinker.com/p096421/Natural-and-Organic-Food-and-Beverage-Trends-Current-and-Future-Patterns-in-Production-Marketing-Retailing-and-Consumer-Usage-2nd-Edition.html Once a reaction against large scale food...

2008-09-25 12:00:31

LA FARGE, Wis., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread the good news: Organic Valley Family of Farms' award winning butter is now whipped. Presented in convenient and recyclable 8 oz. tubs, the smooth Organic Valley Whipped Butter is available now in select organic and natural food grocers and will be distributed more broadly in the months ahead. Sixteen years ago, Organic Valley became the first organization to sell certified organic butter nationwide. Since then, the cooperative of more than...

2008-09-20 12:00:29

To: FAMILY EDITORS Contact: Maria Enie for Farm Aid, On Sept. 20, +1-724-816-3368, After Sept. 20, +1-202-331-4323, menie@vancomm.com MANSFIELD, Mass., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family farmers play a critical role in addressing the economic, environmental and public health crises facing the country, said Farm Aid at its sold-out annual benefit concert held today at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Mass., just outside of Boston. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil...

2008-09-02 03:00:23

By Dowdle, Hillari For Diane Hatz-executive producer of famed viral video The Meatrix-it all started with a question that stymied her. Employed at GRACE, an advocacy group for community-based production and consumption of food, water, and energy, Hatz, 46, was asked by a consumer about genetic engineering. Her research led her to found Sustainable Table (sustainabletable.org), with GRACE'S blessing and backing, in 2003- The source for information on all things local and sustainable,...