A Brief History of Organic
With the rise in visibility, some argue that organic has “lost its soul”. We’ll discuss the evolution of organic farming as an alternative to the agri-industrial model, focusing on NOFA’s role in the rise of the modern organic movement and the development of the organic industry, leading to the establishment of USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP).
Grace Gershuny: NOFA pioneer who developed its first organic certification program, author, activist and educator.
Brian Tokar: Activist, author, teaches at UVM, board member of 350VT and the Institute for Social Ecology.