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Who needs to travel the world to eat, pray and love when you can go to Expo East and eat, party and learn?!
If you’re attending Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore next month, you are probably excited about the fresh new products, the opportunity to negotiate deals and just doing some good, face to face, business. Continue reading “Eat, Party, Learn”→
In a recent discussion with Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator of the National Organic Program, he cited a concern on the lack of new farming operations entering organic production.
“Though we have seen market success over the last 20 years, the number of new certified operations in the US has remained relatively flat,” Miles told me. “The industry continues to grow, sales are up, but the number of certified operations has not grown.”
A recent Wall Street Journal article pointed out that the Farm Belt is not expanding quickly enough into organics to meet growing consumer demand. Consequently, producers are going abroad for commodities