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Oregon Certified Organic Acreage, Sales and Livestock 2009 Tables

Oregon Certified Organic Acreage, Sales and Livestock 2009 Tables

Washington State University has finalized stats for Oregon organic agriculture for 2009. The PDF details the data trends from 2005-2009.

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Gathering Together Farm's Sally Brewer off to Italy

Gathering Together Farm's Sally Brewer off to Italy

Sally Brewer leaves today for Italy. She's off to take part in a five day meeting and celebration known as Terra Madre that brings together food communities from all over the world.

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Ohio Court Rules Milk from rBGH Cows is "Compositionally Different"

Ohio Court Rules Milk from rBGH Cows is "Compositionally Different"

Court challenged the FDA’s finding that there is “no measurable compositional difference” between milk from rbGH-treated cows and milk from untreated cows

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Oregon Organic Coalition Bestows Awards for Excellence on Seven Local Individuals and Companies

Oregon Organic Coalition Bestows Awards for Excellence on Seven Local Individuals and Companies

Organic Farmer Zoë Bradbury and Father, Former Oregon Secretary of State, Bill Bradbury, Inspire with Stories from the Corn Fields to the Capitol Steps, During Keynote at Luncheon Celebrating Local, Organic Food Trade

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Oregon Tilth Offers Organic Certification and Natural Resources Conservation Cross-Training Materials

Oregon Tilth Offers Organic Certification and Natural Resources Conservation Cross-Training Materials

Website provides instructional materials and educational resources to encourage locally adapted cross-training courses and align efforts of conservation and organic professionals working with private landowners.

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Oregon's Organic Agriculture Solidifies its Place

Oregon's Organic Agriculture Solidifies its Place

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.

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USDA Makes Available $6 Million for Organic Certification Cost-Share Reimbursements

USDA Makes Available $6 Million for Organic Certification Cost-Share Reimbursements

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.

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Organically Grown in Oregon Week Press Release

Organically Grown in Oregon Week Press Release

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

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Whiteside Jam, Theatre Benefit concert

Whiteside Jam, Theatre Benefit concert

September 19th, 2010 - 11am to 11pm Whiteside Jam, Theatre Benefit concert, Benton County fairgrounds.

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Organically Grown in Oregon Week

Organically Grown in Oregon Week

Governor Theodore Kulongoski has declared the week of September 13-19, 2010, Organically Grown in Oregon Week.

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Massachusetts Doctors Hand Out Vouchers for Farmers Markets

Massachusetts Doctors Hand Out Vouchers for Farmers Markets

Doctors in Massachusetts are handing out vouchers for farmers markets to promote healthy eating and curb obesity rates.

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Climate Change Letter to Congress

Climate Change Letter to Congress

Letter urging Senate leaders to pass comprehensive climate change and energy legislation in this session of Congress.

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Watch for Tilth Producers members in GOOD FOOD, a film about mindful small family farmers and their comeback!

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.

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USDA Acknowledges Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

USDA Acknowledges Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

Studies show that antibiotic resistance in humans linked to antibiotic use on farm animals.

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Do You Know Your Farmer?

Do You Know Your Farmer?

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack inaugurated the new blog pages of the "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" Initiative.

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Gwendolyn Wyard for NOSB Certifier Representative

Gwendolyn Wyard for NOSB Certifier Representative

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.

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Idaho and Oregon Dairy Producers Now Have Additional Risk Management Choices

Idaho and Oregon Dairy Producers Now Have  Additional Risk Management Choices

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.

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Organic. It's Worth It.

Organic. It's Worth It.

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!

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Area Businesses Aim to Seed a New Crop of FoodHub Members

Area Businesses Aim to Seed a New Crop of FoodHub Members

Discounts on Annual Registration Fee Now Available for Northwest Food Buyers and Sellers - DEADLINE JUNE 30th

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OK, NOW it's Spring...Notes From the Field.

OK, NOW it's Spring...Notes From the Field.

It's funny how the sun changes everything! We're up to our eyebrows in weeds and greens, among other things...

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