Farms are the hub, the home, and the heart of organic food.

Organic farming means working hand-in-glove with nature to create healthy food. Genetic tinkering? Chemical sprinkling? Not on our watch.

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How We’re Helping Restore the ‘Missing Generation’ of Farmers
I have a picture I keep on my desk of my grandfather standing in front of his farm in eastern Indiana. My aunt stands beside him; all of 17, she has already left...
The Future of Organic Farming in New England
It’s a common understanding among demographers and the people who study the movement of people across land that most Americans can trace a farm to within two to...
Why We Don't Use Artificial Hormones & Antibiotics
The organic farmers who provide us with milk for our yogurts (and everything we make) don’t treat their cows with artificial hormones or antibiotics. Instead, th...
Nature Will Always Be a Better Farmer Than I Ever Will Be
Some days as an organic dairy farmer all I can do is bow my head and simply admit that nature is the best at doing what nature does. Whether that means pollinati...
Family Farms, Family Cows and the Stonyfield Family
A number of years ago I worked on a project in northern Uganda helping to resettle rural villages after 30 years of a brutal civil war. During that time, most o...

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Pomegranates From The Crivelli Farms
We source the organic pomegranate juice that we use in our yogurts from local farms like Crivelli Farms. Based in the western part of the San Joaquin Valley in C....
Bananas With A Slice Of Independence
Why would a yogurt company from New Hampshire help fund a banana processing facility in the jungles of Costa Rica, and not have any ownership in it? For starters...
Why We Get Our Blueberries From Cold Mexico (AKA Canada)
The Senneville family has been harvesting wild blueberries in the fields of Quebec, Canada, since the 1970s. In 1984, father and son, Jean-Eudes and Jean-Pierre...
Going Organic Means Julie’s Farm Would Stick Around Another Generation
There's nothing quite like setting foot on an organic farm to fully understand the systems at play. Grazing cows aerate and fertilize healthy soil, and healthy s...
Green Wind Farm - The Wolcotts
Food is personal. That’s why we believe in having a personal relationship with the farmers who grow the crops and milk the cows. Luckily for us, organic farmers j...
Green Valley Organics & Patenaude Family Farm
There’s a whole lot more to organic yogurt than pasture raised cows and the organic grasses they feed on. Those are big pieces of the orga...
From organic FARMING school to the LEADING organic YOGURT maker
Stonyfield began in 1983 as an organic farming school. Our founders, Samuel Kaymen and Gary Hirshberg, wanted to help family farms survive, protect the environme...
Jump starting the next generation of dairy farmers
The population of organic dairy farmers is aging, and very few people are lining up to take their places as they retire. We knew it was important for Stonyfield...
Why We're Organic
Look for the seal. Everything we make isn’t just delicious, it’s also made with certified organic ingredients. In a world full of choices, organic makes things s...

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We Need Stricter GMO Labeling Laws: Tell the USDA Today
At Stonyfield, we’ve been working for years in support of efforts to create federal or state GMO labeling requirements. We do this because we believe in our miss...
An Ode to the Blueberry Farmer
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