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From Farmers' Market to Market Share:
How the Organic Movement has Evolved

It has been 30 years since the USDA organic label became law. Since then, the organic sector has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, and organic farms thrive in every corner of the US. What do the next 30 years hold for organic food?

Join the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Services series on Reimagining Our Global Futures and LightWorks at ASU as we explore the evolution of the organic food movement with leaders in the field:

  • Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at Arizona State University
  • Megan DeBates, Vice President of Government Affairs, Organic Trade Association
  • Catherine Greene, a national and international expert on the economics of organic agriculture and former Senior Economist, USDA Economic Research Service

Monday, March 29, 2021
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. AZ Time
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. EDT