Expert on organic certification talks about food production methods, integrity of the organic certification process, and the issues farmers face.
Online PR News – 14-September-2010 – – New York— Harriet Behar is a specialist with the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service otherwise known as MOSES (mosesorganic.org ) Harriet co-authored the “Good Organic Retailing Practices” manual, which is copyrighted by the Organic Trade Association. She is also a member of the IOIA inspector training coordinator pool that has led IOIA organic inspector trainings around the US and Latin America since 1996. Because of her work with MOSES, Harriet Behar has conducted training, on-site farm tours which introduced organic agriculture and organic certification requirements to farmers, feed mill operators, bankers, extension agents, NRCS personnel, and other agriculture education professionals. She runs the MOSES Farmer to Farmer Mentoring Program, as well as co-coordinating the MOSES Organic University each February prior to the MOSES Organic Farming Conference.
Ms. Behar, will be the featured guest on The Organic View Radio Show blogtalkradio.com/theorganicview) with host, June Stoyer on Monday, September 13, 2010, at 12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The exclusive interview will explore Ms. Behar’s career as an organic inspector and her work with MOSES which is bringing about more change between the difference between organic and nonorganic from a farm, food processing and marketing standpoint.
Callers are welcome to join the conversation during the show by calling (917) 932-1068. The live, Internet talk-radio show will stream from the host page at blogtalkradio.com/theorganicview.
“Thanks to clever marketers and their ‘greenwashing’ techniques, there is a bigger need now more than ever for solidification of the certification process for organics,” said June Stoyer, host of the program. "People need to understand what the farmers are up against."
An archive will be available at the same link immediately following the show or listeners can subscribe to the archives via the RSS feed located on the host page. Listeners can also go to blogtalkradio.com/theorganicview.rss or download the podcast on iTunes. Read more about the host and the discussion on The Organic View’s website at TheOrganicView.com. ###
About The Organic View Radio Show
“The Organic View Radio Show” is an interactive, live, Internet talk-radio show that focuses on leaders, innovators, educators and activists who work within industries that involve organics, environment, animal rights, humanitarian and healthy living. Host, June Stoyer, explores the careers, advice, passion and personality of each guest. Callers are encouraged to call (917) 932-1068 to listen or ask questions. The stream and archives are available at blogtalkradio.com/theorganicview and on iTunes as well as every major podcasting provider. The show is broadcast live at 12 pm, Eastern Standard Time.