July 2014 Blog Posts

July 30, 2014

Kids in the NOFA Garden

Summer is here and the produce is  rolling in! Here at the NOFA office in Richmond, we have a raised bed vegetable garden in the backyard. The garden is used primarily as a learning space for several groups of local kids, who come by to help plant seeds, do garden-based activities, and, of course,...

July 16, 2014

What does "certified organic" mean?

What DOES certified organic mean? Who determines that definition, and how is it enforced? Get the answers to these questions and more in our exclusive interview with Jean Richardson, National Organic Standards Board member and organic certification inspector for VOF. http://www.youtube.com/watch?...