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CCOF Honors National Co+op Grocers with its First “Organic Champion” Award

Reposted from the National Co-op Grocer website.  California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), a nonprofit organization that provides organic certification, education, advocacy and promotion, last week honored National Co+op Grocers (NCG) with its first CCOF Foundation Organic Champion Award. NCG is the business services co-op for 148 retail food co-ops nationwide. CCOF presented the award at […] Read Post »

Organic Checkoff Progresses

By Jenna Blumenfeld; Reposted from New Hope Network The beef industry has one. The dairy industry has one. And possibly, the organic industry will have one, too. Today the USDA announced that a proposal for a national organic check-off program will go live on the Federal Register. The proposal, titled the Generic Research and Promotion Order for […] Read Post »