Vegetable Farmer’s Guide to Organic Certification

Oakley, Emily. 2014. Vegetable Farmer’s Guide to Organic Certification. National Young Farmers Coalition. Accessed at: <http://www.youngfarmers.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/NYFC-Organic-Certification-Guide.pdf>

The Vegetable Farmer’s Guide to Organic Certification is geared towards farmers who grow using organic methods but who are currently uncertified. The National Young Farmers Coalition produced this guide in 2014 to promote certification as it provides numerous economic and marketing benefits, as well as upholds specific standards certification ensures. The guide runs through the history of federal certification, the elements of organic certification, and the different steps towards achieving certification.

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