ANAHEIM, Calif. — “Farming the Urban Edge” was more than just a catchy theme for this year’s California Certified Organic Farmers annual meeting.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Members of Santa Cruz-based California Certified Organic Farmers heard about some of the organization’s accomplishments over that past year as well as challenges facing their industry at its annual meeting.
Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Awe Sum Organics has collected $450,000 in fair trade premiums under the Fair for Life certification of Switzerland-based Institute for Marketecology.
Earthbound Farm co-founder Myra Goodman plans to speak “in praise of big organic” March 1 at a technology, entertainment and design event in New York City.
The shifting sands of customer demographics and big box competitors has Roundy’s Inc., adjusting its banner mix regionally, closing some Rainbow stores in the Twin Cities and opening new Mariano’s stores in the Chicago market.More Packer Stories for Organic Fruits