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New Report: The Critical To-Do List for Organic Agriculture
“The majority of these recommendations could be accomplished almost immediately, and by doing so we can keep organic agriculture strong for the next thirty years.”
– Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems
By: John Gifford, ASU Food Systems graduate student.
A panel of non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders spoke to ASU’s sustainable food systems graduate students during a May 2022 food-policy immersion experience in Washington, DC. Included among this panel were Ferd Hoefner, Michael Fernandez, Ann Mills, and Doug O’Brien.
Ferd Hoefner is a Washington, DC-based consultant working on behalf...
By: Allison Perkins, ASU Food Systems graduate student.
Throughout my childhood, it never occurred to me to question where my food came from. It wasn't until I was an adult that I realized how disconnected I am from my food and the people that grow it. Most people in America share this experience with me, having...
By: John Gifford, ASU Food Systems graduate student
Graduate students in Arizona State University’s MS in Sustainable Food Systems program were introduced to Sharma Torrens during a December 2021 farm and ranch immersion experience in Prescott, Arizona. Sharma owns her own business, Ag-Conserve Consulting LLC, and is a contractor for two nonprofit organizations. She is the...