Two separate acknowledgements of organic agriculture in Oregon give validation to the practice, including Organically Grown in Oregon Week September 13-19 and the signing of a "letter of intent" that paves the way for greater cooperation in the future.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the availability of $6.37 million in federal funds for organic certification reimbursements for fiscal year 2010.
Oregonians Invited to Celebrate the State’s Organic Agricultural Community "Organically Grown in Oregon Week" highlights 22 years of innovation and abundance statewide, September 13 – 19, 2010
September 19th, 2010 - 11am to 11pm Whiteside Jam, Theatre Benefit concert, Benton County fairgrounds.
Governor Theodore Kulongoski has declared the week of September 13-19, 2010, Organically Grown in Oregon Week.
Doctors in Massachusetts are handing out vouchers for farmers markets to promote healthy eating and curb obesity rates.
Letter urging Senate leaders to pass comprehensive climate change and energy legislation in this session of Congress.
Watch for Tilth Producers members in GOOD FOOD, a film about mindful small family farmers and their comeback!
GOOD FOOD Takes a Lively Look at Sustainable Food and Farming A farm-fresh alternative to factories and feed lots Airs on OPB Wed. Aug. 11 – 8 p.m. & Sun. Aug. 15 – 11 a.m.
Studies show that antibiotic resistance in humans linked to antibiotic use on farm animals.
US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack inaugurated the new blog pages of the "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" Initiative.
Oregon Tilth is pleased to announce that Gwendolyn Wyard, our Processing Program Technical Specialist, has been nominated for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) certifier seat.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently announced that the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation’s (FCIC) Board of Directors approved the expansion of the Livestock Gross Margin Dairy Cattle (LGM-Dairy) insurance plan into Idaho and Oregon for the 2011 crop year.
Check out Oregon Tilth’s very own featured organic certification expert explaining the role of certifiers in the organic system and the work they do to promote and protect organic integrity!
Discounts on Annual Registration Fee Now Available for Northwest Food Buyers and Sellers - DEADLINE JUNE 30th
It's funny how the sun changes everything! We're up to our eyebrows in weeds and greens, among other things...
Between tabling at City Hall's organic garden rededication and sitting on a climate discussion panel alongside author Anna Lappé, Oregon Tilth had a major presence at Portland's Food and Climate Day.
Oregon Tilth recently made minor, but significant changes to our European Union Program, which will allow Certification Agencies to be approved for direct export to the EU.
Oregon Tilth submitted comments on many of the items and recommendations that the National Organic Standards Board will be discussing at their meeting in 2 weeks.
Join the City of Portland for the rededication of the organic garden at City Hall followed by a panel discussion featuring author Anna Lappé and Tilth's executive director Chris Schreiner.
Spring in the demonstration garden means a lot of things: seedlings are sprouting, greens are growing, shot-weed has shot, volunteers are our saviors, onions are out, the wind is relentless, and classes are everything!