Do-it-yourself Guide to Organic Certification Fact-Checking

Shoppers buy from farmers markets to  support local businesses and farms, and buy the fresh organic produce and home made products.

But just because the farmer says its organic doesn’t mean it is organic, especially since food fraud is on the rise.  (See Two Huge Cases of Organic Food Fraud)

Even Congress is looking to fund the USDA to fight fraud.

So what is a local consumer to do?

A colleague brought to our attention this wonderful consumer Farmers Market Organic guide for  do-it-yourself verification of the Farmers Market sellers’ claims. (see also Cornucopia’s posting)

 

 

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