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RELEASE: New “Farmers’ Guide” Helps Organic Producers Apply for Buffer Initiative

May 13, 2016

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition announces the publication of their Organic Farmers’ Guide

RELEASE: Food LINC Initiative Connects Rural Farmers with Urban Buyers

April 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wes King, 202-547-5754, wking@sustainableagriculture.net Greg Fogel, 202-547-5754, gfogel@sustainableagriculture.net Food LINC Initiative Connects Rural Farmers with Urban Buyers USDA Initiative Designed to Strengthen Local and Regional Food Systems WASHINGTON, DC, March 31, 2016 – Today, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Delta Regional Authority (DRA), and 15 philanthropic […]

RELEASE: NFU and NSAC Join Letter Urging FSIS to Adopt Meaningful Grassfed Label Standard

March 23, 2016

A coalition of nine agricultural and consumer organizations today sent a letter urging USDA to reinstate a meaningful grassfed label

Farmers Fly-in to Fight for Sustainable Ag Funding

March 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Reana Kovalcik, 202-547-5754 Farmers Fly-in to Fight for Sustainable Ag Funding National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Helps Farmers Share Their Stories with Legislators Washington, DC, March 1, 2016 – This week the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), one of the nation’s leading voices in food and agriculture policy, kicks off a month-long series […]

RELEASE: NSAC Comments on the President’s FY 2017 Budget Request

February 9, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Greg Fogel, Senior Policy Specialist, 202-547-5754 NSAC Comments on the President’s FY 2017 Budget Request President’s request would preserve conservation funding and increase funding for sustainable agriculture priorities Conservation Alongside President Obama’s proposal to double funding for public lands conservation through the Land and Water Conservation Fund, his FY 2017 budget […]

RELEASE: USDA Announces Conservation Stewardship Program Sign-up for 2016

February 4, 2016

Over 20 million acres of farm and ranch lands eligible for conservation support

RELEASE: National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Honors Sustainability Champion, Mark Lipson

February 2, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ferd Hoefner (NSAC) 202-547-5754 National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Honors Sustainability Champion,  Mark Lipson Washington, DC, February 2, 2016 – At its annual Winter Meeting, this year hosted in Davis, California, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) honored farmer and former Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Policy Advisor for the Office of the Secretary […]

RELEASE: Senate Bill Offers Hope for a Child Nutrition Act reauthorization in 2016

January 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ferd Hoefner (NSAC) 202-547-5754 Erin McGuire (NFSN) 207-749-7249 Senate Bill Offers Hope for a Child Nutrition Act reauthorization in 2016 Washington, DC, January 20, 2016 – In a critical first step forward, the Senate Agriculture Committee will today begin markup of their draft of the long-delayed Child Nutrition Act reauthorization. The […]