Public influence and participation is a critical part in advocating for a sustainable food system that serves people and planet. We’ve seen firsthand how public support for smart policies that protect our environment, create economic opportunities for farmers and make our food production more sustainable makes a difference. Learn more about how you can support our work and make your voice be heard on big issues.
Current Take Action Opportunities
Fall 2015 National Organic Standards Board Meeting
Public Oral Comment via Webinar: October 13 & October 20 (1:00pm – 4:00 pm EST)
The NOSB Board will hold two webinars at which it will receive public comment. A face-to-face meeting will be held October 26-29, 2015, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to approximately 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The deadline to reserve a spot for public comment is October 5. You can reserve a spot on-line here.
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act
Our partners at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) and the National Farm to School Network (NFSN) have diligently been working to advance farm to school priorities in the 2015 reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act, with the shared goal of supporting stronger communities, healthier children and resilient farms. Congress needs to build on the success of farm to school by strengthening and expanding the program’s scope and by providing additional mandatory funding. Learn more about the Farm to School Act of 2015.