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It Is National Farmers' Market Week! 8/4/2014 9:52 AM

National Farmers’ Market Week begins today and many people may be visiting their local farmers’ market for the first time.  Last year, the Alliance for Food and Farming...

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Nuances in Already Nutritionally Dense Foods 7/15/2014 10:23 AM

At the Alliance for Food and Farming, we state repeatedly that the right choice for consumers is to always eat more fruits and veggies – organic or conventionally grown.  Both growing...

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New AFF Op-Ed and Some Quick Takes On Current Events 7/1/2014 9:51 AM

The Alliance for Food and Farming has a new editorial in the Lempert Report’s Food, Nutrition and Science newsletter.  We began our editorial by asking this question: What if...

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Labels Shouldn't Confuse Consumers 6/4/2014 1:21 PM

When shopping for fruits and vegetables, consumers are constantly confronted with labels that are often confusing.  This must leave some asking:  So, what should I buy?  Organic,...

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As Farmers' Markets Re-Open Use the AFF's Guide to Food Safety 5/6/2014 12:12 PM

May has arrived and as we move toward summer and warmer weather, more and more farmers’ markets are now opening across the country.  Farmers’ markets have become increasingly...

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EWG Goes Too Far, But Fortunately Their Efforts Fall Short 4/25/2014 12:37 PM

Yesterday, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a statement making inaccurate and distorted claims about pesticide residues on apples.  Since this commodity has been erroneously...

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