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The Hands That Grow Your Food

For Small Organic Farmers, CSAs Provide the Nutrients for Survival
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Though most of us eat food at least three times per day, very few consumers understand what it takes to bring food from seed to market.

A Mindful Harvest: The Zen of Organic Farming

Since the 1970s, The Green Gulch Farm Zen Center Has Sown Seeds of Mindfulness in Organic Farming
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Today, we visit the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in San Francisco's Marin County.  Since the 1970s, these pioneers of the California Organic Farming movement have been utilizing zen practices to harvest surprising soul crops and produce abundant, earth-friendly yields. Watch this episode to learn how they manage to strike the balance between responsibility and detachment in their sustainable work on the planet, and in the hearts and minds of their students and guests.

The Fair Trade Frosting on the Cake: Wholesome! Announces World's First Fair Trade Organic Frostings

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SUGAR LAND, Texas, October 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Wholesome!, the nation’s leading Fair Trade, Organic sweetener brand, is stretching its Fair Trade impact even further this year with the launch of the first ever Fair Trade Organic Frostings.

Efficiency Meets Sustainability: First-ever Fair Trade USA Certified Organic Palm Oil Now Available

Daabon Group, Hain Celestial and Fair Trade USA lead efforts to address social, environmental concerns regarding the world’s most-used vegetable oil crop
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MIAMI, October 14, 2016/ 3BL Media/ -  Socially and environmentally conscious cooks can now bake their cake and eat it, too. Today Daabon Group announced it has achieved the first-ever Fair Trade USA certification of a palm oil product. 

Going Beyond Organic

Hilltribe Organics joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to integrate Thailand’s indigenous farming families into its value chain.
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BANGKOK/NEW YORK, August 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The BCtA is a global initiative that aims to support private sector efforts to fight poverty through its core business. It is supported by several international organizations and hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Getting Our Hands Dirty: What's Next in Sustainable Agriculture

Why Investing in Sustainable Agriculture is Vital to our Health and our Wealth
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Welcome to the new "Investing in Sustainable Agriculture” issue of the award-winning GreenMoney Journal. The issue feature numerous insightful articles on the current state of and the future of Agriculture. The four top articles are:

• Organic Economics In A World of Industrial Agriculture: Applying the Power of Nature 
by Harn Soper, founder of Sustainable Farm Partners

• Sustainability Through the Kitchen Window of a Coffee Farmer 
by Kenneth Lander, chief sustainability officer and co-founder of Thrive Farmers

Getting Our Hands Dirty - Real Sustainable Agriculture

Digging into Slow Money and Investing in Sustainable Ag
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By Woody Tasch, Founder and Chairman of the Slow Money Institute.

“Beetniks Against Global Warming.” There’s a placard you never saw in Paris.

Bard MBA to Host Live Podcast - 98% of All Clothes Are Made Overseas

The Bard MBA's Sustainable Business Friday's Podcast with Eric Henry, Founder of TS Designs
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., February 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bard MBA in Sustainability  will host a live discussion, "Certifying Sustainability and Transparency in Local Economies" with Eric Henry, President of TS Designs, on the dial-in podcast, Sustainable Business Fridays, Friday, February 5th, at 12pm EST. 

Start the New Year Your Way with Fresh Start Fridays!

by Randy Perkins
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It’s a brand new year and you know what that means – it’s time to commit to a new resolution. While some of us are guilty of going all in for a few weeks before pretending like we never made a resolution in the first place, we want to help YOU start fresh this year. That’s where Fresh Start Fridays enters the picture. Every Friday throughout the month of January, look for a “fresh,” yet delicious recipe idea from nutrition expert Annessa Chumbley or recipes using O Organics products.

Celebrate Human Rights Day with a Cup of Fair Trade Certified O Organics Coffee

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Human Rights Day is celebrated internationally each year on December 10th to commemorate the day in 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This declaration was a milestone in recognizing fundamental human rights to be universally protected, such as the right to free choice of employment or the right to education. People living in extreme poverty or in regions with less market opportunities can often be more vulnerable to human rights abuses.

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