Search Results for: regenerative agriculture

Healing the Soil Can Heal the Community

Cornucopia’s Take: Enjoy this beautiful short film about Will Harris’ journey from industrial to regenerative farming on his family’s farm in Georgia, White Oak Pastures. His frankness and obvious love for the land and animals is inspirational. one hundred thousand beating hearts – short film Carbonnation by Peter Byck Will Harris, owner of White Oak… Read more »

Biopesticides Show Promise for Modern Agriculture

Cornucopia’s Take: Medical cannabis use has brought more attention to the issue of pesticide residues. People with compromised health want to ensure they are not subjected to toxic residues on the plant, and some companies have stepped in to offer effective pesticides in the form of living microorganisms and natural chemicals. These biopesticides are often… Read more »

Natural Grocers Regenerative Pasture-Raised

While a store brand, Natural Grocers is one of a the few store brands that was fully transparent with Cornucopia’s investigators. Their eggs are supplied by a trusted brand who was also fully transparent with Cornucopia.

Young Farmers Conference Livestream, December 7 & 8

Cornucopia’s Take: One of our allies in the good food movement, Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, is hosting the 9th annual Young Farmers Conference. They will be livestreaming parts of it throughout the day tomorrow and Thursday. Young Farmers Conference by Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

What’s the Beef with Labels?

Cow on pasture

Buying the Best Burger Requires Scrutiny [This article was previously published in the spring issue of the Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter.] by Kestrel Burcham, JD, Director of Domestic Policy at The Cornucopia Institute If a trip to the store to buy beef leaves you bewildered, you are not alone. Understanding the nuanced differences among the various… Read more »

Integrity in the Aisles

With four locations in San Diego County, Jimbo’s is an organic shopper’s utopia. Its produce section is 100% USDA certified organic. Its aisles feature some of the highest quality organic food in the marketplace, including many of the top-rated brands on Cornucopia’s Organic Scorecards. And a commitment to local businesses and farms like J.R. Organics,… Read more »

Visit Us at MOSES, February 27 – 29

Cornucopia staff is packing our bags, mapping our routes, and combing through the conference schedule in anticipation of this year’s MOSES Organic Farming Conference. The country’s largest gathering of organic and sustainable farmers draws more than 3,000 people to La Crosse, Wisconsin for educational workshops, inspiring speakers, a two-floor Exhibit Hall and organically grown food…. Read more »

NRDC Announces the Winners of the 2012 “Growing Green Awards”

National Resources Defense Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Jackie Wei Awards celebrates leaders and innovators in the field of sustainable food and agriculture SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 16, 2012) – The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today honors four remarkable food visionaries for their trailblazing work to make our food systems healthier and more… Read more »

Will Additional Labels on Organic Food Clarify or Confuse?

Cornucopia’s Take: Cornucopia remains committed to protecting the integrity of organic food and farming.  We are neutral on add-on labels for organic products and will judge them on their merits in terms of standards and enforceability (the one outlined in the story, the real organic label, is being developed by some of the true heroes in… Read more »