Monday, April 21, 2008

200 More Organic Farms Added to Minnesota's Certified Organic Directory

"The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has published its 2008 Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms.

The directory lists more than 200 of Minnesota's certified organic producers, organized both by county and by the type of organic crops, livestock, fruits, or vegetables produced. Each farm gave permission to be listed. The intended audience for the directory includes organic food manufacturers, marketers, brokers, dairy and other livestock farms, grocery stores, restaurants and other food service operations.

MDA Organic and Diversification Specialist Meg Moynihan estimates there are about 560 certified organic farms in Minnesota, as well as more than 170 certified organic processors that turn organic raw materials into organic food and feed products."

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