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Certification and the State: The Dilemmas of Growth

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Despite hostility from government officials and the conventional food establishment, organic grew in popularity among consumers throughout the 1970s and 80s. During this period organic farmers in ... More


Certification Standards and the Governance of Green Foods in Southeast Asia

Steffanie Scott, Peter Vandergeest, and Mary Young

in Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012751
eISBN:
9780262255509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012751.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the certification standards for “green” foods in Southeast Asia. It highlights the role of transnational corporations in setting and enforcing standards that are required for ... More


Stabilizing the Market, Dividing the Field: Federal Regulation, Field Settlement, and the Emergence of Conflict

Michael A. Haedicke

in Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the passage of the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990 and the subsequent development of the National Organic Program (NOP), which established federal rules for the ... More


Visions of Transformation and Growth: Institutional Logics and Social Processes in the Organic Sector

Michael A. Haedicke

in Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the transformative and expansionary logics that exist in the organic sector, using both illustrative vignettes and formal exposition, and explains the book’s twin goals of (1) ... More


Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market

Michael A. Haedicke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795906
eISBN:
9780804798730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book traces the struggle to reconcile ideas and practices related to market growth, on the one hand, and sociocultural change, on the other, that exists within the U.S. organic foods sector. ... More


Deaf Smith: What’s Old-Fashioned Is New Again

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter charts the history of the Deaf Smith brand of peanut butter. In the early 1970s, the conservative High Plains residents of Deaf Smith County in the Texas Panhandle region were treated to ... More


A New Era

Mark R. Stoll

in Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190230869
eISBN:
9780190230890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230869.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

Like Congregationalists before them, Presbyterians faded from prominence. New denominations come to the fore. Most valued human presence in the landscape, as exemplified in the artwork of Leo Twiggs, ... More


It Takes a Village: Reflections on Building an Island School Garden

Susan Wyche and Kirk Surry

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates the account of Alice Waters, the well-known owner and chef of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. She founded the Edible Schoolyard Project in 1995, by starting a national ... More


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