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Organic Link Love – Interesting Stories from the Week

Below are some interesting organic food news stories and links that I found this week.

Profile of organic vodka Square One – CNN

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio on the importance of organic food – Discovery Channel

Farmers in the Philippines are encouraged to switch to organic – Sun Star

Native Iowan leaves music business, returns to Iowa to build big organic farming business – Des Moines Register

Rock star Jon Bon Jovi opens community kitchen in New Jersey to fight hunger, organic garden out front – The Daily Beast

Students at Arizona State University petition Aramark for healthier campus food – The State Press

Legendary journalist Dan Rather exposes how the chemical industry has such a major role in the Colony Collapse Disorder of bees – Pesticide Action Network

Organic food icon and restauranteur Alice Water heads to China to cook for celebrities and hundreds of others – China Daily

Last but not least, some pretty unsettling news about the McRib. It contains substances that are banned in Europe and Australia but approved in the U.S. – TIME Magazine

A message from Tradin Organic

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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