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NODPA Field Days

The 18th Annual NODPA Field Days are back with the theme: “Tools for Survival: Weathering the Current Dairy Crisis While Maintaining Organic Integrity.” Starting on Thursday, Sept. 27, with a tour of Peace Hollow Farm in Knoxville, MD, the event also features keynote speaker Mark Kastel. Mark Kastel will present on The Crisis in the...

Securing Fresh Food from Fertile Soil, Challenges to the Organic and Raw Milk Movements
July 1, 2018July 1, 2018
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Securing Fresh Food from Fertile Soil, Challenges to the Organic and Raw Milk Movements

“Securing Fresh Food from Fertile Soil, Challenges to the Organic and Raw Milk Movements”, by Dr. Joseph Heckman, is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license, which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Digital Object Identifier for citation:¬†https://doi.org/10.1017/s1742170517000618...

Ben & Jerry’s Supports Improvement of Dairy Worker’s Conditions
October 6, 2017October 6, 2017
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Ben & Jerry’s Supports Improvement of Dairy Worker’s Conditions

This past Tuesday, ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s signed an agreement with Migrant Justice to ensure standards of labor and enforcement strategies at the companies’ Vermont dairy suppliers. Migrant Justice had surveyed Vermont dairies in 2014 and recognized the deplorable conditions migrant workers were faced with. Many worker had substandard housing, schedules that only allowed...