California Certified Organic Farmers Releases Roadmap to Organic California
California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) released Roadmap to an Organic California: Policy Report, a plan to use organic farming to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. The report outlines the next steps that will maximize organic’s ability to combat climate change and ensure food security under a changing climate. It guides policymakers through the next steps to use organic to sequester more carbon, stimulate local economies, and protect the health of all Californians. Beyond the climate benefits, the report outlines the economic and health value of organic farming.