The Aquaponics Association is publishing the 2020 Statement on the Organic Certification of Aquaponic Crops to explain to policy-makers, the media, the public, and other industry players that aquaponics is a perfect fit for the Organic label; and that losing Organic-eligibility will set back this vital, sustainable industry. Over 200 organizations and individuals signed the Statement. Read more…
In addition to this public Sign-On Statement, The Aquaponics Association has formally signed an Amicus Brief to the Court, expressing our view that aquaponics and other “container-based” growing must remain Organic-eligible. The Amicus brief was organized by the Coalition for Sustainable Organics.
Organic-Statement-Nov-23.pdf (346.7 KB)
The court process will play out in the coming months. We will keep you posted on developments.
Brian Filipowich, Chairman