ZipGrow Towers can be considered, in layman’s terms, growing in an organic fashion.  However, the legal certifying organizations in charge of defining hydroponic growing as organic are still in the process of updating their regulation.

The regulatory body known as the National Organic Program states, “There are some USDA accredited certifiers that certify organic hydroponic operations, using the USDA organic regulation crop standards. This certification is allowed, as long as the certifier can demonstrate its process for certifying in a way that is compliant.”  

We understand the organic label is a proxy for trust and transparency in our food system. However, the organic certification process is expensive and time-consuming. If you run a farm in a trustworthy and transparent, your customers won’t miss the label.

If you want to learn more about organic certification and ZipGrow Towers read:

Our article on organic certification
Upstart University’s break-down of certification for your farm
The necessity of changing the food system

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