organic http://wuis.org en Harvest Blog: Certified Organic Food Sector Growing http://wuis.org/post/harvest-blog-certified-organic-food-sector-growing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced new data on certified organic food, showing the industry grew just over four percent in 2013, with a record breaking 18,513 farms and businesses in the United States.</span></p><p>Certified organic food has seen a 245 percent increase since 2002, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service's National Organic Program. &nbsp;Last year the federal government certified 763 producers. &nbsp;</p><p>The following is from USDA:&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:06:34 +0000 Peter Gray 21274 at http://wuis.org Harvest Blog: Certified Organic Food Sector Growing