All posts filed under Sustainable Agriculture

  • 2 reasons to eat organic
    December 7, 2020

    2 Crucial Benefits of Eating Organic

    In the United States, 68% of consumers perceive organic food to be safer than conventional food. Organic food is better for us less because of what it has, and more because of what it doesn’t have.
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  • organic-almond-trees-expergreen-italy-producers-market
    November 16, 2020

    Organic Almonds: The Wild, Abundant Food of Sicily

    In Sicily, the almonds appear wild, as if planted randomly and left in unkempt farms without irrigation or care. It seems the trees only receive attention for an occasional pruning and the yearly harvest. The almonds aren’t pushed to their productive limit, and in many cases, the trees simply aren’t harvested.
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  • Regenerative Organic Certification: The Producers Market Vision
    October 7, 2020

    Regenerative Organic Certification: The Producers Market Vision

    If we truly want agriculture to be the greatest solution to combat climate change through carbon sequestration in soil, forests, and biological corridors, then we must link the desire of consumers to purchase regenerative products with a marketing value proposition and certification that can be trusted.
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  • Tropical Forestry Crops
    September 24, 2020

    Tropical Forestry Crops

    When we pause for a moment and begin to observe nature, we quickly realize that the perfect cycle of food production often already exists in the forest. Within this ecosystem, high-quality organic food outputs can simultaneously exist.
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  • Producers Market Spotlight: Michoacan Organics
    August 27, 2020

    “Farming For Life” at Michoacan Organics

    “Farming for Life” practices at Michoacan Organics in Mexico profoundly affect the quality, nutritional value, and antioxidant properties of their avocados. A producer who is farming for life will use everything available to enrich the soil, which creates amazing fruit that nourishes consumers in mind, body, and soul.
  • 3 Kings Export’s Charcoal Briquettes
    June 2, 2020

    3 Kings Export’s Charcoal Briquettes

    3 Kings Export has managed to create charcoal briquettes using coconut shells. Let's take a look at this zero waste and sustainable product.
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  • Franklin-Baker-Philippines-coconuts Producers Market
    May 19, 2020

    Producer Spotlight: The Franklin Baker Company

    The company’s origin story reveals how a seemingly insignificant transaction re-shaped the life and business of one man and his family, popularized coconut-based products in the U.S. and in so doing, essentially created a previously non-existent market.
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  • Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    April 18, 2020

    Farmers Throwing Out Harvests Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Reports of U.S. farmers throwing out harvests due to the food service value chain crash have increased dramatically over the past two weeks. The crops we’ve seen are mostly eggs, milk, meats, vegetables, and fruits. 
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  • Producer Spotlight: Art Farm Panama
    April 9, 2020

    Producer Spotlight: Art Farm Panama

    Lyn created ArtFarm as a space where anyone could come and stay for an in-farm experience. It is ideal for fellow artists and creatives looking for the perfect space for inspiration, or maybe a chef wanting to participate in an in-farm residency, cooking with the terrain’s own ingredients.
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