Join us for a special session with USDA Under Secretary Jenny Lester Moffitt at the Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) conference in Monterey on Thursday, January 18 from 12:30 to1:30 p.m. in Chapel.
Under Secretary Lester Moffitt will speak about the new $300 million USDA Organic Transition Initiative, which includes funding for organic marketing, organic crop insurance for disasters, technical assistance, and new Natural Resources Conservation Service resources for current and future organic farmers. A child of organic walnut farmers here in California, Lester Moffitt now serves in the Biden-Harris Administration as the Under Secretary of Agriculture overseeing marketing and regulatory programs. Eat lunch and join us or grab a boxed lunch and come over. Dessert will be served.