October 2016 Blog Posts

October 13, 2016 •
Kim Mercer, Communications Coordinator

Organic farmers will join together for “Rally in the Valley”

For Immediate Release – October 13, 2016 Organic farmers join together for “Rally in the Valley” Event shines light on the importance of soil as the foundation of organic growing Thetford, Vermont — The organic farmers and eaters of northern New England will be...

October 10, 2016 •
Maddie Monty, NOFA-VT Policy Advisor

Food & Farming Questions for Candidates

Wondering where our state and federal candidates for office stand on critical food and farming issues? As the November election nears, here are our suggested questions for the candidates.

October 10, 2016 •
Dave Chapman, Vermont Organic Farmer

Rally in the Valley

At the Rally in the Valley, there will be a tractor cavalcade, some speechifying, pizza from the NOFA-VT oven, food from the Skinny Pancake, and music. NOFA-VT will be filming the event to share as testimony at the NOSB meeting in St. Louis and renowned organic farmer Eliot Coleman from Maine will be joining us as well as Congressman Peter Welch and Senator Patrick Leahy! Senator Leahy has been a long-time advocate of soil-based organic farming and this will be our chance to thank him for his many years of hard work maintaining the integrity of the National Organic Program.