Engineers Without Borders Canada Announces Seed Investment in Ethiopia-based GreenPath Food

Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB), an early-stage investor in innovative, Africa-based social enterprises, today announced its seed investment in GreenPath Food. GreenPath, an Ethiopian produce company, partners with smallholder farmers to source fresh, nutritious food grown using sustainable, organic methods that benefit the environment …

Organto Foods Inc Reaches Agreement with Demeter Certified Farm in Uganda

Organto Foods Inc. is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Amfri Farms Limited (“Amfri”) a 600 hectare (1500 acre) Demeter Biodynamic® farm based in Uganda.  As per the terms of the agreement, Amfri will grow Organic and Demeter certified organic products under the Organto brand to be distributed to Organto …

Australian dairy farmers offered premium for organic milk

Australian Consolidated Milk (ACM), in Northern Victoria has offered farmers a guaranteed premium of $8/kg (42 c/l) for two years if they convert to organic milk production. ACM will have organic milk in the shops in February from 30 suppliers who are well on with their conversion to organic milk production. The company will produce UHT and fresh …

The First Fully Automated Grow Box That Uses Organic Soil

Growing a plant isn’t easy, and different plants require different conditions to thrive. 7sensors, a Silicon Valley based company, has finally solved these problems by allowing people to grow any plant hands-free in the comfort of their home or apartment. Their grow box automatically monitors and adjusts the light, water, temperature and …