Labels 101: Decoding Labels Built on the Organic Seal

man inspecting a grain crop

What it means to be ROP and ROC certified [This article was previously published in the summer issue of the Cultivator, Cornucopia’s quarterly newsletter. Donate today to protect organic integrity and receive our fall issue in print.] By Michele Marchetti and Marie Burcham At Oatman Farms, Dax Hansen is putting his faith in eaters who… Read more »

NOP Allows Glyphosate in “Organic” Hydroponic Production

Cornucopia’s Take: The Real Organic Project has brought to light a shocking practice in large-scale, “organic,” hydroponic production. Many of these facilities are being built on land that has been compacted and doused with herbicides, including glyphosate. While the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) uncomfortably insists that this practice is legal because the prohibited substances… Read more »