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Harvesting Hops, Brewing Hope for Sustainable Agriculture

This Labor Day weekend, I worked, volunteering with the harvest at Alpha Beta Hops, an organic Cascade hops producer in Ashland, OR. What better way for a small-scale, sustainable, organic agriculture advocate to spend Labor Day than supporting family farmers who … Continue reading

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Article: Responsible Packaging: Organic Industry Collaboration Leads the Way

Latest sustainable business article is… Responsible Packaging: Organic Industry Collaboration Leads the Way. Organic Processing Magazine, March/April 2011. It can be viewed online and will be posted soon. Enjoy!

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Conference Presentation: Measuring the Environmental Impact of Food Products

The Sustainable Foods Summit was held 1/18-1/19 in San Francisco, CA. Conference write up to come…recap from conference site below. (Update: See GreenBiz article I wrote on this conference & others). I presented through my role at the Food Trade … Continue reading

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Articles: Sustainable Living for Thanksgiving & Winter Holidays

I recently wrote several articles on sustainable living and the holidays for the Mail Tribune, Joy Magazine and HomeLife Magazne. You can access them below. Note that clicking on the article title takes you to the publication website which requires readers … Continue reading

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Article: Cultivating Equitable Access to Organic Foods (In Good Tilth)

The November/December In Good Tilth has an article I wrote “Cultivating Equitable Access to Organic Foods.” It focuses on efforts to increase the use of  Supplemental Nutrition Access Program (SNAP) benefits at farmers markets and other direct-to-farm sales venues to address two major … Continue reading

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Article: Building Sustainable Business Leadership from Organic Practices

My latest article appears in the Organic Trade Association’s Organic Report, the Association’s quarterly journal. “Building Sustainable Business Leadership from Organic Practices” (PDF) The piece focuses on how leading organic businesses are implementing programs to measure, improve and communicate their … Continue reading

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Webinar Presentation: Communicating Sustainability Practices with Impact + Integrity

I coordinated and presented in another webinar for the Food Trade Sustainability Leadership Association, focused on “Communicating Sustainability Practices with Impact and Integrity.” The speakers were excellent and do fantastic work. Presentations can be downloaded at FTSLA’s website. Summary and … Continue reading

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