Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
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Organic Farms Are Under Attack From Agribusiness, Weakened Standards

March 17, 2019 – By Elizabeth Henderson, Truthout – The certified organic label has helped save many generational farms and enabled people like me, who do not come from agricultural backgrounds, to become successful farmers. Organic farming has brought environmental benefits — healthier soils, freedom from toxic pesticides and herbicides — to 6.5 million acres in the U.S.

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