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For the past two years, NESAWG has been facilitating a group of sustainable agriculture stakeholders to have a presence at the National and Northeast Associations of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA and NEASDA) annual meetings, in order to strengthen relationships between sustainable food systems leaders and state agriculture officials as well as raise awareness about our partners’ work throughout our twelve state region. Among other things, NASDA members (who are all state agriculture officials) take official policy positions that the organization then advocates for in Congress and USDA. Last month, our work with NASDA brought me to their 2019 annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- October 22, 2019 — How State and Local Governments Are Leading the Way on Climate Policy https://t.co/60KyOr0tRv https://t.co/UV3YPTfWX7
- October 21, 2019 — Traditional seed varieties cultivated for generations have far fewer protections than modified or hybrid seeds. Six… https://t.co/YotBV2OK7q
- October 21, 2019 — Value Chains and Climate Change, but no Sea Change - Report Back from NASDA 2019 by @e_less_t… https://t.co/KvK31WW7I9
- October 21, 2019 — A new survey finds many families in Rhode Island who receive SNAP benefits, better known as food stamps, still stru… https://t.co/lcZGsV0dqZ