Latest Organic food News

Amy's Kitchen breaks ground on East Coast hub in upstate NY

Jun. 22, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — An organic food company says it will create 680 jobs in the Hudson Valley. Amy's Kitchen hosted a ceremony Friday in the Orange County town of Goshen to break ground on a $95 million production facility. The California-based organic and natural food distribution company plans to produce...

Gnat invasion presents threat to chickens, large livestock

Jun. 20, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — An invasion of gnats is presenting a risk to the health and lives of livestock in a southern Minnesota town. Gnats cause weight loss and stress for any animal with their bites and by gathering around eyes and in airways, the Mankato Free Press reported. Brooke Knisley, who runs an...

Community of women-owned, first-generation farms growing

Jun. 10, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

COCKEYSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Emma Jagoz, founder of Moon Valley Farm, was not born knowing she was meant to be a farmer. The University of Maryland graduate in American Studies discovered farming eight years ago at age 25, not because it ran in her family but because she wanted to "grow arugula for my baby's...