California Certified Organic Farmers

Type: Organization
Name: California Certified Organic Farmers
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Coast Lines, July 23, 2014: Red Cross volunteers sent to Washington fire

Santa CruzRed Cross volunteers sent to Washington fireThe American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter has deployed additional volunteers to Washington where wildfires have forced residents from their homes.Jay Dravich, Arthur Larios, and Rick Daniel ... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Redwood Empire Fair hosts 2014 directors' dinner July 31 honoring award winners

Anne & Chris Woida, C & A Organic Farm – Agriculturist of Year:Anne and Chris Woida are co-owners of C & A Organic Farm, where they specialize in certified organic produce and nursery plants for wholesale and retail outlets. Four years ago, Anne began ... [Published Willits News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

New harvest of pluots gains ground on popularity

The hybrid pluot, a cross between apricots and plums, is stealing fame this summer from its cousin the plum. Frog Hollow Farm grows and ships three varieties of pluots and two varieties of plums from June to September.This summer’s crop of Flavor King ... [Published Global FoodMate - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: Fruit, Organic, Apricot
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Is dorm food the Bay Area’s best dining-out deal?

Crossroads, from outside. Photo: Anneli RufusIn this era of the $12 hamburger, lots of us are searching high and low for affordable dining options. Here’s one that’s hiding in plain sight — although it’s haunted by lingering memories of grim gray patties ... [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Harvest of Pluots Gains Ground On Plum Popularity

The hybrid pluot, a cross between apricots and plums, is stealing fame this summer from its cousin the plum. Frog Hollow Farm grows and ships three varieties of pluots and two varieties of plums from June to September.Brentwood, California, United States, ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: Harvest, Fruit, Apricot
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Organic standards go global

In the past, international trade of organic products between the U.S. and other countries has been difficult because of the wide variations in international organic standards and certification requirements. However, according to a June 22nd panel discussion ... [Published Science Daily - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Produce industry reps appointed to trade committee

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Trade Representative have appointed 19 people—including several from the produce industry—to six agricultural trade advisory committees.The appointments were effective June 15, according to a news release.Established ... [Published The Grower - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Organic Standards Go Global

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — NEW ORLEANS—In the past, international trade of organic products between the U.S. and other countries has been difficult because of the wide variations in international organic standards ... [Published Newswise - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Just Desserts Launches First Organic Product Line

OAKLAND, CALIF.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just Desserts, a pioneer in hand-crafted, scratch-baked desserts and sweet snacks, today announced the launch of the company’s first premium organic line for the health conscious generation of dessert aficionados. Organic ... [Published Bakery Online - Jun 20 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 1 reports

Showdown at the organic standards board meeting

James OvallePolice arrest Alexis Baden-Mayer. On April 29, a group of protesters walked into a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board in San Antonio, Texas, and began chanting, “Don’t change sunset!” Eventually the police arrived to arrest one ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 02 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]

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"We believe that a key challenge to growing future organic farmers is the lack of support within the existing farm education network for young people, and new farmers wishing to pursue projects or careers that focus on organic production methods" said Cathy Calfo, CCOf executive director
...According to Bob Anderson, Senior Trade Advisor Sustainable Strategies, Organic Trade Association, "These agreements have eliminated the majority of the existing trade issues and have opened up new opportunities."

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Coast Lines, July 23, 2014: Red Cross volunteer... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 23 2014]
Redwood Empire Fair hosts 2014 directors' dinne... [Published Willits News - Jul 20 2014]
New harvest of pluots gains ground on popularity [Published Global FoodMate - Jul 16 2014]
Is dorm food the Bay Area’s best dining-out deal? [Published UC Berkeley - Jul 12 2014]
New Harvest of Pluots Gains Ground On Plum Popu... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 11 2014]
Organic standards go global [Published Science Daily - Jun 29 2014]
Produce industry reps appointed to trade committee [Published The Grower - Jun 26 2014]
Organic Standards Go Global [Published Newswise - Jun 23 2014]
Just Desserts Launches First Organic Product Line [Published Bakery Online - Jun 20 2014]
Showdown at the organic standards board meeting [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 02 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]
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