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The Best Farmers Market in the U.S. is in Miami, Florida

Most people would probably say that choosing the best farmers market in the country would be based on selection, prices, quantity, how much is organic, crowds, and overall experience.

For me, it is much more simple.

Which farmers market will dictate my entire travel schedule just so I can be there for it?

The only one that fits this criteria is the farmers market put on by Glaser Organic Farms in the Coconut Grove section of Miami. I will literally book my plane tickets so as to guarantee I am in Miami on a Saturday, the only day of the week that it is open.

What makes it so great?

Not only can you shop from a very wide selection of fresh and organic fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, crackers, and other assorted dried goods, but you can sit down and have the most amazing raw food lunch.

You’ll be able to pick from a huge raw salad bar, nori rolls, pizza, fruit cakes, juices, nut milks, coconut waters, and desserts.

But most notably, you’ll get to eat the best raw ice cream that I have ever had. And having eaten raw ice cream from the top raw food restaurants all over the U.S., I firmly believe that nothing is as good as the one here.

If you live anywhere in South Florida or are making a trip to Miami, make sure to check out the farmers market by Glaser Organic Farms in Coconut Grove.

It is an absolute must-visit destination for me whenever I am in town and when I lived in Miami from 2005-2008, I was there every single Saturday, without fail. It is that awesome.

The market is open on Saturdays at 3300 Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove from 10-7 and for directions, click HERE.

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Why Tradin Organic is Prioritizing Regenerative Organic Farming

At Tradin Organic, we believe that regenerative organic farming is key to growing healthy and nutritious food ingredients — for now and for future generations.

And in Sierra Leone, we have grown the world’s first Regenerative Organic Certified cacao.

Learn more.

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How REBBL’s New Banana Nut Protein Drink is Helping to Fulfill its Not for Sale Mission

Whenever I go to a market in NYC these days and check out the refrigerated section, I am constantly amazed by the inordinate amount of shelf space that REBBL occupies.

But it’s for very good reason.

Under the brilliant leadership of CEO Sheryl O’Loughlin, REBBL has become the hottest brand in the beverage world, and people have become obsessed with the company’s adaptogenic coconut milk drinks.

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How Tradin Organic is Helping Coconut Farmers in The Philippines

For more than a decade, Tradin Organic has been working with local partners in The Philippines to bring a diversified range of organic products to the market, such as coconut oil, tropical fruits and even cocoa.

The company is helping to support local farmers by assisting them with technical support and organic certification, in addition to paying Fairtrade premium on top of the organic premium.

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President Obama Signs the Disastrous Federal GMO-Labeling Bill, Putting the Future of Organic in Danger

On late Friday afternoon, President Obama signed the sham Stabenow-Roberts GMO-Labeling bill (S. 764) which will allow, among many other things, companies to use QR codes instead of clear GMO labels on a food product’s packaging.

This bill is so discriminatory and so poorly written that it potentially violates several amendments of the Constitution. Additionally, it puts the integrity of the organic seal in real jeopardy.

What is arguably the most troubling aspect of this bill is that while almost every single organic consumer organization fought this bill, the organic industry’s leading trade organization praised the bill and lobbied for it to pass.

Here are the key points to understand, in terms of analyzing the bill, what this means for the organic industry, and where we go from here.

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SunOpta divests ingredient company Tradin Organic, a Win-Win for Everyone

In the organic ingredient world, a significant transaction was announced this morning.

SunOpta, a global company focused on plant-based foods and beverages, sold its organic ingredient sourcing and production business, Tradin Organic, to Amsterdam Commodities N.V. (Acomo) in a debt and cash-free transaction worth €330 million.

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