5@5: What will be the next big superfood? | Midwest farmers find success with organic

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

World Food Day 2015: Female farmers hold the key to food security and ending poverty

According to estimates from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, giving female farmers across the globe access to the same resources that male farmers have could increase total agricultural production by as much as 4 percent. Read more at International Business Times...


Will the next superfood please stand up?

There's no universal definition for a superfood, which means that the theory of "knowing it when you see it" applies. FoodDive thinks moringa, algae and purple corn are vying for the spotlight as up-and-coming superfoods. Read more at FoodDive...

More Ohio farmers go organic

Ohio farmers doubled sales between 2008 and 2014 and added some 12,000 acres to their farms, according to census data on organic farming. Organic milk makes up more than 40 percent of the state's organic production. Read more at The Columbus Dispatch...


Crispy, cruncy...crickets? UConn food truck has unusual menu

The Food For Thought food truck parked on University of Connecticut's campus is serving up roasted crickets as topping for tacos. Read more at NBC News...


7 cities with awesome independent composting programs

Composting has become a community affair in places like Milwaukee, Boston and Sacramento. Read more at Modern Farmer...

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