I used to be a huge fan of organics. In fact, it was all I purchased. It wasn’t until I started talking with actual organic professors and (larger-scale) farmers when I started learning the real truth about agricultural production, straight from the horses mouth. Always go to the source! It was then when I started […]
Farm Babe wanted to raise awareness on what happens when marketing efforts thank farmers and hope this will be the new trend in advertising.
Its worth repeating from time to time that California-based Mann’s Fresh Vegetables removed the “non-GMO” label off of its products
I just hit a milestone: my 30th anniversary as a lettuce grower [raucous applause?]. First as a young tyke at the family farm, and later in the wondrous, climate controlled college greenhouse. The latter was hydroponic, far removed from my conventional rearing. Fortunately, the experience I had amassed in the field was easily “convertible” into […]
A new poll out of Michigan State shows that food labels influence the purchasing behavior of most Americans.
There’s a growing popularity of “free-from” labels, ones that focus on what’s not in our food, rather than what is in it.
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer some initial thoughts on food labeling, particularly as it pertains to labels on organic products and other items touting “free” characteristics, such as antibiotic free and hormone free. Essentially, those words that are used to influence consumers’ purchases. The FDA’s hope is to […]