“America’s organic industry is booming, creating important opportunities for farmers and ranchers and adding to the vibrancy of rural America.” wrote U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The government is increasingly investing in organic agriculture through research, grants and loans. Read more here: https://www.morningagclips.com/vilsack-on-organic-trade-assn-report/?utm_content=articles&utm_campaign=NLCampaign&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_term=newsletteredition&utm_medium=email
More needs to be done, particularly around land access for beginning and aspiring farmers who want to grow healthy food. SILT seeks land and easement donations from Iowa landowners dedicated to protecting land to grow healthy food and provide opportunity to our next generation of farmers.