Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Farm Policy Analyst to Speak on Organic Issues

Mark Kastel of The Cornucopia Institute will speak about issues in organic agriculture on Monday, March 10, 2008, in Room 339 at the University of Arkansas School of Law. The talk, entitled "Who Owns Organic?" will begin at 11:30 am and will conclude with a question and answer session. The event is free and open to the public.

Kastel co-founded The Cornucopia Institute, a Wisconsin-based farm policy research group that advocates for family-scale farming. Kastel directs the organization's Organic Integrity Project, which acts as an organic industry watchdog.

This event is co-hosted by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), the Graduate Program in Agricultural Law and the National Center for Agricultural Law.

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