The 7 Northeast Organic Farming Association chapters have come together to identify our region’s greatest farming and food system needs and policies that can address them. As the farm bill process unfolds, we will continue to collaborate and offer opportunities for you to inform and join in on our advocacy campaign.
These principles and priorities came together with input gathered during spring and summer 2022 farm bill listening sessions hosted by NOFA chapters and through careful evaluation of campaigns being developed by organizations that share our values and priorities.
We want a farm bill that…
This page will be updated as we identify and evaluate new policies. We welcome your thoughts and input: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because the farm bill is such a huge piece of legislation with many, many programs and policies included, marker bills are used to signal specific policy proposals for parts of the larger farm bill but are typically not passed as stand-alone bills. Introducing marker bills allows members of Congress and advocates to build support for policy asks that may then be included in the larger farm bill package.
This is a list of introduced marker bills that align with our principles and policy priorities.
Partners and Allies
Our campaign has been influenced and informed by the work of many others including:
- American Farmland Trust | 2023 Farm Bill Policy Platform
- Climate Justice Alliance
- HEAL Food Alliance Platform https://healfoodalliance.org/platformforrealfood/
- Farm Action | Fair Farm Bill Campaign
- National Family Farm Coalition
- National Organic Coalition | Farm Bill Legislation
- National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
- National Young Farmers Coalition | One Million Acres for the Future Campaign
- Organic Farmers Association
We’ll let you know when to take action and how to share input.
Share your farm bill priorities
Check out this detailed webpage from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.
Share feedback on NOFA’s principles and priorities: email Katie at email@example.com