OTA hosts breakfast for state ag directors

This past Friday, OTA hosted an organic breakfast in Burlington, VT, for members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA). At the breakfast, OTA’s  Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told NASDA participants that organic farming is in all states, and that state directors of agriculture who care about jobs and vitality should care about organic. The all-organic breakfast, donated entirely by OTA members, featured organic products from New England farms, including eggs from Pete & Gerry’s and maple syrup and maple sugar from Coombs Family Farms. It also displayed the diversity of organic with a wide offering of products from national organic brands from all corners of the United States – bacon from Applegate, blueberry pancakes and raw honey from Cadia, potatoes from Earthbound Farm, fresh berries from Driscoll’s, yogurt from Stonyfield, granola from Nature’s Path, breakfast bars from Clif Bar, juices from Santa Cruz Organic, and milk and butter from Organic Valley. Read OTA’s press release.

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