The Certified Organic Farm Technician workforce training was produced through a cooperative agreement with the Agriculture Marketing Services National Organic Program titled “Human Capital Capacity Building initiative.”
This USDA workforce development Initiative supports long-term growth of the organic industry by expanding the pool of well-qualified organic oversight professionals who ensure consistency, fairness, and integrity.
The writers acknowledge the definitive training source, “Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening” as a primary certified organic farming curricular source for core instructional materials in the classroom, school-farm activities, and real-world learning scenarios.
The intellectual property of UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology, “Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening,” is used by permission; so is Foodspan.org which is a free downloadable graphically illustrated course of study courtesy of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, Inc. (FOG) supports and promotes organic, regenerative, and sustainable agriculture.
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