Farmer viewpoint: Organic sector offers unique sustainability model for all agriculture

Farmer viewpoint: Organic sector offers unique sustainability model for all agriculture

Rather than dismissing organic standards as arbitrary restrictions, we should recognize the role that they play in guiding sustainable behaviors ...
Organic farmer: Agriculture must drop 'us vs them' mentality towards consumers

Organic farmer: Agriculture must drop ‘us vs them’ mentality towards consumers

A new documentary, License to Farm, appears to perpetuate the farmer vs. consumer mentality in the issues of farming and ...
Organic farmer says "no" to organic-led 'New MacDonald' GMO demonization campaign

Organic farmer says “no” to organic-led ‘New MacDonald’ GMO demonization campaign

Polarizing "New McDonald" video sparks outrage among organic farmers more interested in sustainable farming than winning debate points. Will this ...
Anti anti-GMO organic farmer's 2015 plea: 'Let's end the war over food'

Anti anti-GMO organic farmer’s 2015 plea: ‘Let’s end the war over food’

I can't really tell if it was the "packed with pesticides" or the "bashing mom bashes good" phrase that finally ...
Organic farmer viewpoint: Has the “Food Movement” become a religious cult?

Organic farmer viewpoint: Has the “Food Movement” become a religious cult?

Anti-GMO? Think organic foods are overhyped? Food politics is on the verge of becoming religion. If we haven't already, we're ...
Organic farmer: Don’t ban neonics but put aside simplistic view of harmless of pesticides

Organic farmer: Don’t ban neonics but put aside simplistic view of harmless of pesticides

While neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) may have some dire potential for health problems, there's little evidence to suggest that a neonic ...
View from Quebec organic farm: Don't knock our science-based technologically advanced methods

View from Quebec organic farm: Don’t knock our science-based technologically advanced methods

Julie Borlaug, the daughter of the father of the Green Revolution, Norman Borlaug, recently criticized organic farming as scientifically anachronistic ...
Fear sells and Academics Review uses it too in misleading attack on organic marketing

Fear sells and Academics Review uses it too in misleading attack on organic marketing

Academics Review recently released a searing attack on the organic industry, claiming it has gained market share by promoting fear ...
Organic farmer call to action: We can work with GMO farmers to feed the world

Organic farmer call to action: We can work with GMO farmers to feed the world

The debate should not be whether organics or GMOs are best suited to meet global food challenges. That's a false ...
Organic farmer speaks out for GMO co-existence: Labeling might break impasse for the reasonable

Organic farmer speaks out for GMO co-existence: Labeling might break impasse for the reasonable

A new "GLP Voice" from our growing stable of guest contributors: Quebec organic farmer Rob Wallbridge says organics and GMOs ...
Organic farmer deconstructs 'the scientist' vs. 'the activist' in Don Huber's talks

Organic farmer deconstructs ‘the scientist’ vs. ‘the activist’ in Don Huber’s talks

Who is Don Huber and why is he making claims about 'dangerous pathogens' linked to GMOs and glyphosate--without any hard ...
What happened when an organic farmer visited the 'evil empire' Monsanto?

What happened when an organic farmer visited the ‘evil empire’ Monsanto?

After organic farmer Rob Wallbridge wrote a blog post earlier this year about the acrimonious tenor of the national debate ...