We include details about farm products, locations, business hours, etc. John Biernbaum served on the hydroponics task force, and reported on his experience in our September and December newsletters. This action flies in the face of public opinion, which was documented by the Department's own request for public comment earlier this year to be in favor of immediate implementation of the rule by an overwhelming majority. Farm Guide. The bill also threatens a number of conservation initiatives and programs that benefit small-scale farms both organic and conventional. We would like to express our gratitude to John Biernbaum, who served as Chair for the and fiscal years, and whose leadership is reflected in the accomplishments documented in the annual report as well organizational underpinnings which will give us a strong foundation as we move into our second 25 years; and to Dan Rossman, who contributed his years of experience with both organic farming and organizational management as Vice-Chair during the same period. Both John and Dan will continue as members of the board.
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MOFFA's Guide to Michigan's Organic and Ecologically Sustainable Growers and Farms
More info. The Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance (MOFFA) was organized in the Indiana Organic Grain Farmers' Conference March in West Lafayette. When the Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance (MOFFA) first published Eating Organically init was one of Michigan's earliest guides to organic and.
It would also legitimize the practice of naming employees of industrial organic operations to seats on the National Organic Standards Board NOSB that were clearly meant to be held by small-scale farmers, handlers and retailers.
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The National Organic Coalition has prepared a Scorecard evaluating issues of importance to organic farmers and consumers. While the bill contains limited provisions in support of organic, there are several serious threats as well. About Organic Certification.
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The implementation of the Livestock and Poultry Rule, initially scheduled for March 19,was postponed by the incoming Trump administration until May 19, then by another six months until November, and finally by another six months, until May, The Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance MOFFA was organized in as a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting organic agriculture and the development and support of food systems that revitalize and sustain local communities.
We are a small certified organic vegetable farm located near Grand Rapids, Michigan. We offer CSA memberships and attend the Rockford Farmers Market. We are dedicated to growing produce using organic practices for our Lundell farms is a small farm in Western Michigan specializing in naturally grown farm.
Edited by Maynard Kaufman and Julia Christianson, with contributions from sixteen of those who were a part of the movement spanning the last 45 years.
Wish you had a community of producers in your area where you could share knowledge and opportunities? Farm Guide.
Updated to provide a link to a very informative summary of the issue.
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The Organic Movement in Michigan The Organic Movement in Michigan On May 26,MOFFA published the book The Organic Movement in Michiganwhich contains a wide variety of information: historical summaries of the major organic organizations, reports on various organic activities, and essays about the past, present and future of organic farming.
Once again, we encourage MOFFA members to let us know if they are interested in contributing to the spread of organic practices in Michigan by serving on the organization's board.