Farm News – April

We are so excited to finally have the Real Organic Project logo on our label. We have been certified Real Organic for a few years now and we think it is so important that customers understand what it means. Why isn’t our Organic certification enough? Because the National Organic standards have changed. Big business took over the Organic industry and they have diluted what it means to be organic. Farmers can grow food hydroponically, where soil is not involved at all, creating tremendous downward pressure on prices and still be Organic Certified. Huge farms that drain aquifers, exploit workers and treat their animals poorly can label their products Organic. Real Organic means that we grow our produce in soil. This project is trying to bring back the original principles that organic was founded on. Growing in soil organically gives back in so many ways. We are fostering the soil to create healthy produce. This certification doesn’t just apply to veggie producers. It applied to everything with an organic label. Real Organic ensures that livestock is pastured, not confined in (CAFO’s) Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. Find out more at and read your labels carefully at the grocery store.