EcoFarm Conference

DATE: January 22 - 25, 2014
LOCATION: Pacific Grove, California

Organic Seed Alliance's Jared Zystro will present at the 2014 EcoFarm Conference. This flagship event brings food system stakeholders together for education, networking, and celebration.

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Aquaponics – How Integrated Fish and Plant husbandry can be Used to Supplement your Diet and Perhaps Feed the World

In honour of Organic Week– we headed out into our very own organic garden and harvested some delicious herbs and veggies.

An Interview by Global News on GMO Labelling industry leaders - including Nature's Path Organic Food's Co-CEO, Arran Stephens

Richmond, BC (May 21, 2014) – Nature’s Path, North America’s largest independent organic cereal company, lives by the mantra “always leave the earth better than you found it.”  This week, the company took another step along that path with the purchase of 2,760 acres in northern Montana that will help increase organic farmland, attract and educate new farmers, as well as meet the growing demand for organic grains and legumes.

Market Fresh's Randol White speaks with NSAC's Sarah Hackney regarding provisions of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that could soon be put into effect. 

'Future of Hope'

This documentary film tells the story of a few Icelandic people, not afraid to stand out from the crowd, who are taking a different path towards a more sustainable future.

Academics, politicians, farmers, scientists and visionaries all demonstrate how the isolated country of Iceland could - with a little help from their friends - become not only a testing ground for new technologies but also a completely sustainable ecosystem.

Berries of all varieties are simply a summertime treat in a large part of the United States, but on California's Central Coast you can find fresh, ripe blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries at your local farmers' market.

Chuy Berry Farm of Arroyo Grande sells at markets throughout the area (and Los Angeles County too) seven days a week! The company's "hoop house" growing method is how they do it. The enclosures keep the berries from freezing in the winter and protect them from too much sun in the summer.