California Certified Organic Farmers

Type: Organization
Name: California Certified Organic Farmers
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Certified champion

When the federal government tried to keep organic farmers from overseeing their own industry, Phil LaRocca put his foot down and took a stand. It was the early 1990s, and the Forest Ranch winemaker had just been elected president of California Certified ... [Published Chico News & Review - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Livermore Between the Vines: On Earth Day, red, white winemakers proud to be green, too

_ Between the Vines is a biweekly column on wine and wine making in the Livermore Valley region. This column was contributed by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association.It's springtime, and the hills of Livermore Valley wine country are a beautiful ... [Published Contra Costa Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Going Green with Nuts.com

At Nuts.com , we understand the responsibility we have in protecting our environment for future generations. Our beloved family-owned business has been around for three generations already, and we would love to continue making hearts and tummies smile ... [Published Mother Earth News - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

USDA cutting organic requirements in half

The farming industry on the west coast is taking a serious toll with the lack of rainfall in California. As the drought continues, agricultural requirements are becoming more and more difficult to meet, and California farmers are suffering immensely.It's ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

California lowers organic standards in face of historic drought

by L.J. Devon, Staff Writer(NaturalNews) Organic farms in 53 out of 58 counties in California are set to produce "faked," cheapened organic meat and dairy products in the first quarter of 2014.In the face of a historic drought, California's organic standards ... [Published Natural News - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

California Farmers' Petition Resubmitted to Governor Jerry Brown to Correct the Record

Today, Food& Water Watch submitted an amended letter to California Governor Jerry Brown to reflect the removal of two farmers groups from the original fracking petition that has 140 farmers and farm groups supporting its goals. Family Farm Alliance and ... [Published Insurance News Net - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Organic Standards Lowered for Livestock in Drought-Ridden California

This post was written by John Deike and originally appeared on EcoWatchDue to California’s historic drought, a variance was issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in February that enables applicable organic livestock farmers in the Golden ... [Published Care2 - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

California Lowers Requirements For Organic Label Under Drought Conditions

Your organic meat and dairy isn’t quite as organic as it was last year.A variance issued last month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is allowing organic livestock farmers in California to temporarily abandon the feeding standards that allow them ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 22 2014]
Entities: Organic, Drought, Livestock
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

New organic directory released by CCOF

I recently received the latest copy of the organic directory from California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). So I thought I’d share some statistics about organic agriculture with you.CCOF is one of the oldest certifiers in the country, and the largest ... [Published Adobe Press - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Organic Industry Leaders Join Forces to Support Future Organic Farmers

The CCOF Foundation and UNFI Foundation, along with other organic industry leaders Driscoll’s, Organic Valley, and Bradmer Foods launch New Future Organic Farmer Grant. Grant will focus on three target areas: K-12 educational projects, individual grants ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Nov 18 2013 - Updated Nov 18 2013 - 1 reports

Sinclair Institute® First to Market with USDA Certified Organic Toy Sanitizer

Sinclair Institute announced today the expansion of their USDA Certified Organic line with the addition of the new Sinclair Institute SELECT$ USDA Certified OrganicToy Sanitizer. They are the first to market with a USDA Certification on an Organic Sex ... [Published PRWeb - Nov 18 2013]
First reported Nov 06 2013 - Updated Nov 06 2013 - 1 reports

Strawhouse Resorts Announces Loyalty Program for Their Roasted Organic...

Northern California’s Strawhouse Resorts is proud to announce a new loyalty program aimed at buyers of their delicious, fair-trade roasted organic coffees. With Strawhouse Caf$ and its site-brewed organic coffee increasing in popularity throughout Northern ... [Published PRWeb - Nov 06 2013]

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...Winery has focused on sustainability, being green and being a good steward to our environment for decades," says owner and winemaker Dane Stark. "We use light format glass and local grapes, are judicious with new oak barrels and allow our customers to refill bottles."
"Grass-fed dairy or beef has higher levels of Omega-3 and Omega-6, which is extremely important in human health," said Cummins. "There's no doubt that feeding grain to animals that aren't supposed to be eating grain is not good for them, not good for the environment and not good for consumers."

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Certified champion [Published Chico News & Review - 2 hours ago]
Livermore Between the Vines: On Earth Day, red,... [Published Contra Costa Times - 14 hours ago]
Going Green with Nuts.com [Published Mother Earth News - Apr 02 2014]
USDA cutting organic requirements in half [Published Individual.com - Apr 01 2014]
California lowers organic standards in face of ... [Published Natural News - Mar 31 2014]
California Farmers' Petition Resubmitted to Gov... [Published Insurance News Net - Mar 29 2014]
Organic Standards Lowered for Livestock in Drou... [Published Care2 - Mar 25 2014]
California Lowers Requirements For Organic Labe... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 22 2014]
New organic directory released by CCOF [Published Adobe Press - Mar 21 2014]
Organic Industry Leaders Join Forces to Support... [Published PRWeb - Mar 11 2014]
Sinclair Institute® First to Market with USDA C... [Published PRWeb - Nov 18 2013]
Strawhouse Resorts Announces Loyalty Program fo... [Published PRWeb - Nov 06 2013]
Bonterra 2010 Mendocino County Zinfandel ($12.99) [Published Wine Lovers Page - Oct 11 2013]
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