A recent report on organic food and beverage shoppers suggests that there has been a growing distrust and discounting of organic certification over the past few years. So, we would like to take a moment to voice our support for our certified organic farmers and to acknowledge their significant achievements.

Baltimore, MD—Natural products professionals are preparing for this year’s Natural Products Expo East, being held at the Baltimore Convention Center, September 16–19.

Arlington, VA—Whole Foods Market has teamed up with PBS KIDS, based here, to provide a line of eco-friendly PBS KIDS-branded school supplies for the back-to-school season.

Michael D. Shaw

Of the many ways to improve personal wellness, including a diet with an emphasis on eating whole foods, hydration–drinking enough water each day–should be at the top of this list.