June 2017 Blog Posts

June 30, 2017 •
Maddie Monty, NOFA-VT Membership & Advocacy Coordinator

ORGANIC FARMERS ASSOCIATION (OFA) LAUNCHES

On Capitol Hill, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) represents the interests of the now $43 billion organic industry. Organic Consumers Association (OCA) advocates on behalf of those who buy organic food and other products. The National Organic Coalition (NOC) represents a variety...

June 30, 2017 •
Maddie Monty, NOFA-VT Membership & Advocacy Coordinator

National Organic Coalition (NOC) Fly-In Recap

As a member of the National Organic Coalition (NOC), each year NOFA Vermont travels to Washington, D.C. to meet with our elected officials about issues impacting organic farmers and consumers. This year's NOC fly-in, from June 6-8, focused on priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill, funding requests...

June 30, 2017 •
Kim Mercer, Communications Coordinator

Organic Strawberries in Vermont

If you prefer to stay away from pesticides & fungicides used in conventional growing, try buying your strawberries this season from one of our organic growers! All of these farms grow certified organic strawberries. Availability and quality varies. Please contact growers directly for...