The House Organic Caucus is a bipartisan group of Representatives that supports organic farmers, ranchers, and consumers by informing Members of Congress about organic agriculture policy and opportunities to advance the sector. Organic farming remains a bright spot even during difficult economic times. By joining the Caucus, representatives play a pivotal role in rural development while voicing their community’s desires to advance organic agriculture in their district and across the country.
Why should House members join the Organic Caucus?
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The House Organic Caucus was originally formed in 2003. Following a number of years of inactivity, the Organic Caucus was revived in April 2011 with a special kickoff briefing. See related story: House Breathes New Life Into Organic Caucus.
Keeps Members informed about opportunities to support organic;
Serves to educate Members and their staff on: