Vermont has been a leader in organic farming for decades, but until recently organic food sales have been regional and closely focused on neighboring consumers. With a growing demand for organic produce, the United States and European Union signed an agreement that would recognize certified US organic produce in the EU and vice versa. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan, whose support for organic farming started in Vermont, writes about this new agreement.
CVFSCThe Central Vermont Food Systems Council is a community-based group that works to cultivate Central Vermont's emerging sustainable food system, in order to ensure that everyone in our community has access to affordable, quality food.
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