Using the word “organic” when selling at farmers’ markets

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by Heather Omand, MOFGA Organic Marketing Coordinator homand@mofga.org MOFGA encourages market members and managers to monitor the use of the term “organic” at your market. The National Organic Program law, http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop, requires compliance with its regulations in order to use the term organic.  If you gross more than $5,000 a year from the sale of organic […]

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How do YOU spell it?

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You see it on your market’s signs. You probably have to write it at least a dozen times a year. Not everyone has the same understanding of basic English grammar to get it right every time. Here’s how an English teacher might explain it: Farmer’s Market: a market belonging to a single farmer. Farmers’ Market: […]

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