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A new crop of farmers

...increased from 50 percent to 56 percent in 2005. Experts believe this is a direct result of the high demand for organic products as well as an increase in available courses in farming at universities. Jackie Ricotta, associate professor at...
New organic regs sprout changes in Juneau stores the organic industry, according to the USDA. Organic products are sold in nearly 20,000 natural food stores and...supermarkets than any other venue. "We've been carrying organic products off and on for decades," said Rob Boley, an executive...
Organic farm gains Juneau following

...have a lot more selection now," she said. From potatoes to socks, the Alaskan & Proud store carries a variety of organic products. The subscription craze spawned by Full Circle Farm has taken a bite out of Juneau's health food retail store...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Rainbow Foods broke ground in Juneau by introducing bulk food items, certified organically grown produce and packaged organic products, Ottoson said. More than 90 percent of the produce is organically grown, which means that no chemicals were used...
'Oiled' Alaskans should receive checks from Exxon by Christmas

...are certifying," Troll fumed. Troll and other critics claim that the same standards are not applied to other 'organic' products. "They certify bees that make honey - and they migrate over thousands of miles. You don't know where the bees...


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