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California Organic’s Kelly Damewood Offers Update On Priorities

In January 2020, California Organic CEO Kelly Damewood outlined her organization’s plans to push for more organic acres in California and offered her take on Gov. Gavin Newsom. A pandemic and two legislative sessions later, organic demand is high and more farmers are looking into the potential transition.
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Farm labor law passes Colorado Senate

A new Colorado labor law, which includes specifics on overtime pay and the use of hand-weeding, has passed the Colorado Senate and will be heard by the House State, Civic, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday, June 3.
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Pandemic fuels spike, sustained growth in organic sales

Amid the panic-buying that characterized the earliest weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the people growing the food flying off shelves enjoyed an unexpected upturn in sales. The sudden switch to retail was relatively easy and profitable for some organic producers and suppliers.
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