NOFA-NY joins the National Organic Coalition in DC to advocate for organic priorities in the farm bill

In March, NOFA-NY representatives joined the National Organic Coalition in Washington D.C. for an annual meeting and lobby day. NOFA-NY’s Katie Baildon and Wes Gillingham met with Congressman Marc Molinaro and the staff of Congressman Nick Langworthy, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and Senator Chuck Schumer’s offices. With each office, we urged our representatives to advance organic agriculture policy and funding by:

Katie is Policy Manager for NOFA-NY and Wes serves as Board President and Policy Committee Chair. He is also co-founder of Catskill Mountainkeeper and operates Wild Roots Farm in Sullivan County, NY.