Eco Visionaries Unite With Sustainability Partnerships to Yield Support, Funding, & Fruitation For Various Projects

January 13, 2015 @ 12:40 pm By Samantha Hurst Eco and sustainability visionaries are joining forces in groves with Sustainability Partnerships, a growing eco cooperative comprised of sustainability projects and visionaries; a non-profit, and a Pay It Forward company located in Los Angeles, California. The cooperative is donating 1 Million equity shares to support new … Continue reading Eco Visionaries Unite With Sustainability Partnerships to Yield Support, Funding, & Fruitation For Various Projects

Why corn smut could be good for you

Health benefits key as researchers and food producers explore new crops By Janet Davison, CBC News At first glance, there is nothing appetizing about huitlacoche, a corn fungus that North American farmers tend to view as a disease. Ugly and grey, the engorged kernels look like a genetic mistake, and do nothing to tempt a diner. Huitlacoche … Continue reading Why corn smut could be good for you

Fruit and vegetable growers plan conference – News – LA Junta Tribune – La Junta, CO – La Junta, CO

Fruit and vegetable growers plan conference Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) allows growers facing common and sometimes complex issues to learn from each other, and their combined forces provide a robust platform for exploring myriad topics, from evolving consumer preferences and food safety concerns to labor and water issues. A conference for those … Continue reading Fruit and vegetable growers plan conference – News – LA Junta Tribune – La Junta, CO – La Junta, CO

Efforts to take organic farming to more areas

JABIR MUSHTHARI The Niravu Farmers’ Club, which recently secured the ‘A-Grade Cluster’ recognition for its vegetable cultivation initiatives from the Agriculture Department, has joined hands with various residents’ associations, farmers’ collectives, and educational institution, to promote organic vegetable farming. The club will coordinate the cultivation of vegetables on 12.5 acres of land in collaboration with … Continue reading Efforts to take organic farming to more areas

Louisiana farmers: ‘farm-to-table’ is a buzzword, not a revenue stream

The growing farm-to-table movement seems like it would be a win-win for Louisiana. Farmers get to sell and spotlight their products on local restaurant menus. Chefs get to work with the freshest local ingredients. Customers get to support and learn more about local agriculture. But the movement hasn't given Louisiana farmers the financial backing they'd … Continue reading Louisiana farmers: ‘farm-to-table’ is a buzzword, not a revenue stream