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Bill Status S.159

S.159

An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Sponsors: Sen. Brian Campion

Location: Senate Committee on Agriculture

Last Recorded Action: 1/5/2016 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on <strong>Agriculture</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:30 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Sen. Brian Campion, < None >
Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
Andrew Bahrenburg, Organizer, Advocate, Rural Vermont

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Ethan Allen Room

Jesse McDougall, Studio Hill Farm and Pullman Farm, Shaftsbury, Vermont
Trevor Mance, Owner, TAM Waste Services, Shaftsbury
Judith Schwartz, Author, Cows Save the Planet and Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Peter Burmeister, Burelli Farm, Berlin, Vermont
Ben Hewitt, author, owner of Fat o' the Land Farm, Stannard, Vermont
Lindsay Harris, Mountain Home Farm, Tunbridge, Vermont
Will Allen, Cedar Circle Farm, East Thetford, Vermont

Friday, February 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:20 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Kip Potter, Water Quality Specialist, USDA NRCS
Thomas Villars, Soil Resource Specialist, USDA NRCS
Enid Wonnacott, Director, NOFA VT
Maddie Monte, Policy Advisor, NOFA-Vermont
Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:15 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Heather Darby, Alburg Farmer, UVM Extension
Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Committee discussion