STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Baby Artichokes -- Pure and Simple
When I visited Green Scene Organic Market in Walker a couple of weeks ago, I was given a lesson on artichokes that covered both the large globe artichokes and the smaller variety referred to as baby a... Posted on 6/3/12 at 3:17 PM
Award winning public radio host and food author Lynne Rossetto Kasper will headline the Minnesota Organic Conference in St. Cloud on Friday night, January 14, in a talk that is free and open to the public.
Organic or natural? When it comes to food labels, there is a difference – although the majority of consumers apparently don’t know it. To help cut down on the confusion, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has created a series of six short YouTube videos that explain organic labeling.
Minnesota organic farmers and processors seeking certification have until October 30 to apply for the 2009-2010 Organic Certification Cost Share Program. The program reimburses up to 75 percent of an organic operation’s certification costs, with a maximum payment of $750.
The 2010 Minnesota Organic Conference and Trade Show offers a great line-up of presentations for anyone interested in organic farming or the organic industry. Registration is now open for the annual conference, which will be held January 15-16 at the St. Cloud Civic Center.
Organic farmers and processors can receive a partial rebate for the cost of organic certification, according to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Applications are being accepted by MDA from now until October 15, 2009.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is urging organic farmers in the state to respond to the first organic production survey to be conducted by the USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS).
Applicants must be Minnesota residents. The OATF provides recommendations to Agriculture Commissioner Gene Hugoson regarding policies, practices, and programs that will benefit organic agriculture in the state. The term of service ends June 30, 2009.
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