This year, we have a total of 24 Commercial Members who help to keep the ODPG going with their membership, and often step forward when we need event sponsors or webinar hosts. We would like to say a big thank you to every single one of them for joining us this year. They enable us to support our organic and regenerative farmers with advice, resources, webinars, workshops and conferences. Continue reading Supporting our ODPG Suppliers
MPI have set up a number of Workshops and Huis around New Zealand, and online, to discuss the proposed regulations on Organic businesses, which are as follows:
Proposed requirements and processes associated with the approval of organic businesses. Recognition of third-party agencies and persons that would check compliance. Use of a national mark for organic products Continue reading MPI Workshops, Huis and more info on the Proposed Organic Regulations
The 2019 Organic Survey is a census of all known U.S. farms and ranches with certified organic production in 2019, as well as those transitioning into organic production, and the results show that business is booming! Continue reading US Organic Food Survey 2019 – The Results Are In
An RNZ interview with farmer, Allan Richardson, who is combining organic farming with regenerative methods in West Otago. Continue reading A Steep But Rewarding Learning Curve
Take a look at this webisode from Pure Advantage to find out more about ‘Regenerative Organic’. What does it mean and how does it work? Continue reading What is Regenerative Organic?
In this article, Rodale Institute in the US details how an increase in organic food consumption is just what the doctor ordered! Continue reading Keeping People Healthy in a Covid-19 World
An interesting look into how Organic Farmers in the US are adapting to the change in demand for seeds and local produce as a result of Covid-19. Continue reading US Organic Plant Breeding Response to Covid-19
How and why the founder of Patagonia is embracing regenerative and organic agriculture. Continue reading On Patagonia, Capitalism and Regenerative Organic Cotton Farmers
Meet Nick and Jo Collins as they discuss what conventional farmers can do to meet environmental regulations; things that they have learnt over their 15 years of organic farming. Continue reading Environmental Tips for Conventional Farmers
Dr Selva Selvarajah, writing for the Otago Daily Times is a consumer with no attachment to organic farming, but who has been watching the industry with interest… Continue reading A Consumer asks : Can Organic Farming Deliver for New Zealand?