Visit to an Organic Farm in Minnesota Teaches Flat Ryan a Few Things

Minnesota farmer & blogger Carolyn Olson volunteered to get Flat Ryan out on their farm and it just so happened, that Ryan got to check out planting some cover crops! Carolyn and her husband, Jonathan raise organic crops and conventional pigs on their century farm. Carolyn is active in Farm Bureau, and is a member of … Continue reading Visit to an Organic Farm in Minnesota Teaches Flat Ryan a Few Things

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Stanford releases literature review of organic foods

Earlier this week, a journal on Internal Medicine released a review from Stanford University which concluded that there are no significant health or safety benefits of choosing organic over conventionally grown foods. This is different from previous papers in that it is a review of recent, relevant studies, instead of a research study in itself. … Continue reading Stanford releases literature review of organic foods

AgProud: Nashville Certified Organic Farmer

If there's any group of farmers that relies on independent and local marketing in today's food trade, it's organic and local farmers. Today I feature Delvin Farms, an organic producer from Nashville, Tennessee. One of the great things about agriculture and food in this country is that we are able to afford food choices. Although … Continue reading AgProud: Nashville Certified Organic Farmer