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Farmer Converts 40,000 Acres Into Largest Organic Farm In Canada

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Farmer Converts 40,000 Acres Into Largest Organic Farm In Canada

Travis Heide’s farm is large enough to produce 2,200,000 bushels of wheat per year. Although he has been mostly quiet about his transition to organic, his company Organics Canada Ltd. is set to boom as he will begin producing oats, lentils, peas, wheat and hemp all organically.

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Homeless Given New Life after Working on a 22-Acre Organic Farm

Posted by on February 6, 2016 in Conscious Business, Conscious Living with 29 Comments
Homeless Given New Life after Working on a 22-Acre Organic Farm

Tackling homelessness, joblessness, and food insecurity all at once can seem like a daunting task, but Verde Farms in Miami, Florida is managing to do all three. The community farm has one saying: “For people, not for profit,” and they stay true to that credo.

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Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients

Posted by on August 24, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients

The Anderson Campus at St. Luke’s has more than 300 acres of farmland, much of which had historically been farmed conventionally with crops like corn and soy. The hospital administration recognized the impact that providing fresh, local organic produce could have on patient health and approached Rodale Institute to transition the land to organic and farm vegetables to be used in patient meals as well as in the cafeteria.

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