organic Produce Wars: The Dirty Dozen Vs. The Clean 15 By Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske • Aug 4, 2013 Derek Oyen, Olle Svensson, La Grande Farmers' Market, Alice Henneman, Liz West, Tea With Buzz, Justus Blumer, Wee Keat Chin, Dan, Richard North, Dmansouri, Wally Hartshorn/Flickr-CC "Organic" has been the buzzword in produce for years, but not everyone has the budget to buy only fruit and vegetables with that certification. Listen Listening... / 15:13 How Much Is Organic Certification Worth? By Abbie Fentress Swanson • Dec 24, 2012 Abbie Fentress Swanson / Harvest Public Media The organic farming industry is booming. Since the U.S. Department of Agriculture launched its federal organic certification program in 2002, the number of organic farms has more than doubled.