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Why is Organic Produce More Expensive?
July 23, 2020July 23, 2020
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Why is Organic Produce More Expensive?

Reasons organic food is so expensive 1. No chemicals = more laborThe Organic Farming Research Foundation explained it well: “The organic price tag more closely reflects the true cost of growing the food: substituting labor and intensive management for chemicals, the health and environmental costs of which are borne by society.”2. Demand overwhelms supplyRetail sales...

Il Nido Brings Italy to NJ
January 19, 2020January 19, 2020
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Il Nido Brings Italy to NJ

A little bit of enlightened self-interest can go a long way. Just ask pipe-fitting company owner Joseph Folgore, born in Sicily, raised in Brooklyn, and a successful entrepreneur who’s been based in New Jersey since 1960.

45th Annual NOFA Summer Conference
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45th Annual NOFA Summer Conference

Each of the seven NOFA chapters holds their own winter conference in their state, and for one weekend in late summer all the chapters gather for our annual Summer Conference. We are excited to host our 45th annual NOFA Summer Conference with keynote speaker, Sandor Katz, for a festive summer weekend August 9 -11, 2019...

NY Times Article: Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk?
November 14, 2018January 7, 2020
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NY Times Article: Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk?

A French study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, followed 70,000 adults for five years to gather evidence on whether eating organic foods lowered participant’s risk of developing cancer. Most volunteers where women in their mid-40s who provided information about how frequently they consume 16 different types of organic foods. Those who ate the most organic...

Jammin’ Crepes: Farm to Table to Soil
August 10, 2018January 7, 2020
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Jammin’ Crepes: Farm to Table to Soil

Farm to Table to Soil is the best way to describe Jammin’ Crepes, a Princeton, NJ eatery that sources produce locally, preserves the harvest and composts 100 percent of its food scraps. In an era when farm to fork restaurants and artisanal food trucks are the norm, Jammin’ Crepes continues to redefine what it means...