Certified Naturally Grown (CNG), the grassroots alternative to certified organic

21/03/2013 17:55

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer
(NaturalNews) With so much uncertainty surrounding the integrity and future of the certified organic label, grassroots alternatives that offer fresh new ways of identifying healthy, chemical-free foods are gradually gaining ground. One new program, known as Certified Naturally Grown (CNG), is proving to be particularly beneficial for small-scale family farmers that are often unable to pay exorbitant fees to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for organic certification, but that still want to let their customers know about their exceptional growing methods. [Read more] ...