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Planning for the Future: NSAC Members Gather in Montana

August 14, 2014

NSAC members recently gathered in Montana to discuss upcoming federal policy issues facing sustainable farmers

Farmers Speak Out on Critical USDA Programs

June 27, 2014

Farmers and business leaders from around the country met with USDA, OMB, and members of Congress to advocate for USDA programs that support sustainable agriculture.

Welcome to NSAC’s New Website!

April 15, 2014

NSAC’s website has a new look! There’s more coming soon, too.

NSAC Members Set 2014 Agenda as Farm Bill Passes in the House

January 31, 2014

This week, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) held its winter meeting at the historic Thurgood Marshall Center in Washington, D.C., where over 80 representatives of member organizations met to propose, discuss, and decide on priorities for the coming year.  It was an exciting instance of NSAC and national processes directly coinciding, with the long-awaited […]

Celebrating 25 Years and Strategizing for the Future of Sustainable Agriculture

August 16, 2013

The NSAC 2013 summer meeting participants at Visser Farms. Last week, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) held its semi-annual member meeting in Holland, Michigan.  Members convened to review priorities, plan for next steps, and engage with fellow members.  The meeting was hosted by three of the seven NSAC member organizations located in Michigan — […]

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Taps Former RE-AMP Coordinator as Managing Director

August 5, 2013

For Immediate Release August 5, 2013 The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Taps Former RE-AMP Coordinator as Managing Director Washington, D.C. August 5, 2013 – The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition announced today that Jeremy Emmi, J.D., former RE-AMP Coordinator and former Executive Director of Michigan Nature Association, has been named as its new Managing Director.  NSAC […]

Farmers Speak Out for Sustainable Agriculture at USDA and on the Hill

June 28, 2013

Farmers and ranchers take a break after a morning full of meetings with USDA officials Research into sustainably extending the tomato growing season in New Mexico.  A feasibility study for a stone-ground grain enterprise.  Cover crops to minimize soil erosion and leaching.  All of these stories and more came up this week during a series […]

NSAC Members Set Comprehensive 2013 Agenda

January 25, 2013

Last week, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) held its semi-annual member meeting near Haines City, Florida.  Every winter, NSAC members discuss, debate, and vote on the coalition’s priorities for the year.  Amidst abundant sunshine, lunchtime canoe trips, and late-night bonfires, the coalition came to consensus on a wide-ranging slate of priorities for 2013.  This […]

NSAC Members Set 2012 Agenda

January 27, 2012

A movement-building haiku from NSAC’s grassroots planning session Earlier this week, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) held its semi-annual member meeting near Reisterstown, Maryland.  Every winter, NSAC members discuss, debate, and vote on the coalition’s priorities for the year.  In the coming year, NSAC will work with Congress and the Administration to: Create jobs […]

Farmers Visit DC to Advocate for the Local Food Bill

November 5, 2011

On November 3rd, 50 farmers and local food advocates from across the country traveled to Washington DC to meet with their Congressional members to advocate for the recently introduced Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act. NSAC hosted the Local Farm and Food “Fly-in” at a critical juncture for agriculture policy, as the 2012 Farm Bill […]

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