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Organic Link Love – August 5th

Here is some organic reading pleasure for your Sunday afternoon. Enjoy!


Local organic farmers go online to sell directly to chefs – Bloomberg

Interesting story of how Cuba was forced into organic farming and eventually thrived – Tico Times

Healthy vending machines are the future of snack food – Forbes

Former McDonald’s honchos take on sustainable, organic cuisine – Wired

Surrogate mom strives for organic living – CNN

Profile of my friend Alberto Gonzalez, founder of GustOrganics, NYC’s first 100% certified restaurant – Sustainable Foods News

Where to drink organic wine in Paris – The New York Times

Organic certifier QAI ensures authenticity with QR codes – The Packer

With in-house organic gardens, restaurants take ‘eat local’ movement to the next step – KPCC Public Radio

The mango ice cream from Pagoto Organic in Brooklyn is named as one of 100 Dishes to Eat Now in NYC – The Village Voice

Organic farming a viable option to curtail climate change – Daily News

Miami restaurant partners with local housing project to purchase organic produce – Miami Herald

Organic farmers push California bill to label ‘Frankenfoods’ – Fox News

Salud brings Mexican spin to organic food in NYC – Ditmas Park Patch

Latest Cargill beef recall is one more reason to buy grass-fed, organic beef – Examiner

Struggling in the drought: Organic farmers plead for help – Chicago Sun-Times

Getting organic certification is not an easy process for food vendors in Costa Rica – Tico Times

Mississippi farm and restaurant join to help promote the farm-to-table movement – The Commercial Appeal

A message from Tradin Organic

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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