FreshBox Farms’ CEO Welcomes Organic Ruling, but…


FreshBox Farms’ CEO Welcomes Organic Ruling, but…

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This week, the National Organic Standards Board finally made a decision on one of the most divisive issues in the organic world: should crops grown in water, containers, or otherwise not in the ground be allowed to call themselves organic?

The decision: hydroponic and container gardens will remain eligible for organic certification.

Sonia Lo, CEO of FreshBox Farms, the nation’s largest modular vertical farm, welcomes the new ruling, but notes that consumers already are moving “beyond organic.”

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