Sonoma County Winegrowers & Vintners Partner to Host Virtual Panel on Sustainability in Celebration of Earth Day

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Virtual Discussion on April 22 Celebrates the World-Class Wine Region’s Dedication to Sustainability

April 12th – Whether you’re drinking red or white wine, we can all think green on Earth Day and celebrate the world’s most sustainable wine region when Sonoma County Winegrowers and Sonoma County Vintners co-host a virtual panel discussion via Zoom on Thursday, April

WFCF Storybit: Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers

Anyone who is touched by the flower industry can appreciate a flower farmers’ dedication to implementing sustainable growing practices that respect surrounding ecosystems, reduce transportation footprints, and conserve water and energy.  It’s their goal to put local, sustainably grown American flowers front and center with consumers, retailers and wholesalers. They are proud of the

Food retailer scorecard: 20 out of 25 fail to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides

Whole Foods Earns Top Marks While Amazon Earns ‘F’ In Addressing Bee Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new scorecard released today finds that 20 out of 25 top food retailers fail to protect bees and people from toxic pesticides. The report, Swarming the Aisles II, shows that while supermarkets have made some general commitments to sustainability and social responsibility,

American Grown Field to Vase Dinner

Two thousand acres of blooming flowers. Two hundred guests. One 200-foot dining table. Thousands of stems of stock, dahlias, delphinium, larkspur, Bells of Ireland and Queen Anne’s Lace. 

That’s just a hint of what guests at the Sept. 7 American Grown Field to Vase Dinner at Ocean View Flowers in Lompoc enjoyed. Perhaps celebrity florist Debi Lilly said it

Mimi Casteel: Winemaker who is thinking about more than just grapes to fight climate change

Sustainable, organic, biodynamic. These three styles of viticulture are followed (and marketed) by wineries to show care for their vineyards and the environment. Sustainable in Practice, or SIP Certified in California; Low Impact Viticulture and Enology (LIVE) and Salmon-Safe in Oregon; or Demeter for biodynamics are certifications meant to demonstrate accountability in farming.

But in the