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Raring to Grow Organically

“Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food.      John H. Tobe Heirloom tomatoes are a seasonal treat. They are not good looking (actually some are very ugly) — Ah … Continue reading

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Is Organic Better?

A short presentation to answer the pressing question. What is Organic    

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The Farm Visit

  Chapter 1 Unexplained Farm Mischief Part of the organic inspector’s duties is to do farm visits. This year, I visited several organic dairy farms located in Somerset county, of southwestern Pennsylvania. And on one of these farm visits, I … Continue reading

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Thirteen Inspections Logged

The Fall 2016 issue of The Inspectors’ Report has an article of local interest on page 19.  It tells of the accounts and insights from a real-life USDA organic inspector. With first-hand knowledge of the narrative, the article is reprinted here for our blog … Continue reading

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