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Episode 108. A Conversation with Amigo Bob

In this episode of Voices from the Field, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Martin Guerena has a talk with “Amigo Bob” Cantisano.

Bob is a pioneer in California organic agriculture, and he is well known as the founding organizer of the annual Ecological Farming Conference, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2020. It is one of the largest sustainable agriculture gatherings in the western United States.

Martin and Bob discuss the history of organic agriculture and what Bob sees as its challenges and opportunities going forward, including regulatory practices, labor challenges, and increased demand.

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Contact Martin Guerena at martin@ncat.org

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