Sowing Seeds: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Crop of Farmers

According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, between 2015 and 2016, the number of certified organic farms in the country increased 11 percent to 14,217, and the number of certified acres increased 15 percent to 5.0 million. While these gains are encouraging, we should not forget that behind these numbers are the farmers themselvesContinue reading “Sowing Seeds: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Crop of Farmers”

Where Is The Love?

On September 22, 2017, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a warning letter to Nashoba Brook Bakery for what it puts into its granola: love. The FDA was not impressed, coolly advising that “love” is not a common or usual name of an ingredient. Now, before you write the FDA off as a “hater,”Continue reading “Where Is The Love?”