CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) Foundation has released its beautiful and informative “Roadmap to an Organic California Benefits Report” (http://www.ccof.org/…/CCOF-RoadmaptoOrganic-Report-Final-Hi…).
The Report is extraordinarily laid out and contains striking photography and graphics. The Report addresses the broad spectrum of gains which are accruing from the transformation to regenerative organic farming including Economic, Environmental and Social benefits.
Please consider this Report MUST READ. Caleb, Jim & Megan
“A rigorous body of research now demonstrates that organic agriculture provides evidence-based solutions to California’s pressing economic, environmental, and social challenges. This report synthesizes the documented impacts of organic food and agriculture that were pre-viously spread across government data, peer-reviewed studies, and other scientific literature. It finds that the organic sector contributes the following benefits to California and beyond…
“Creates opportunities for California farmers and food manufacturers because growth in organic food sales outpaces all other food sales in the United States…
“Stimulates local economies through local food sales.
“Reduces poverty rates and raises median household incomes.
“Mitigates climate change through practices that sequester carbon, lower energy usage, and reduce emissions…”