Location: Booth 5301 (Right next to SupplySide West Sales Office)
Friday, November 9 | 11:30am - 12:00pm
Consumer demand for organically grown food continues to outpace domestic supply. What's keeping organic agriculture from scaling to meet this economic opportunity? In this session, OFRF Executive Director, Brise Tencer, will discuss the unique challenges organic farmers and ranchers face, and the historical underinvestment in research and programs that would help.
The discussion will include an update on what's being done on Capitol Hill and beyond to support the growth of organic agriculture, and why it's more important than ever to invest in sustainable organic systems and practices that sequester soil carbon and mitigate the negative effects of climate change.