Response to Defra consultation - Health and Harmony: The Future of Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit
The EOF welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the debate about the future of agricultural and environmental policy in England and the UK. The organic sector supports Defra’s ambition for a policy that delivers the highest standards, one where the delivery of environmental, health and other public goods is very much centre stage, closely integrated with sustainable food production.
CAP 2014-2020 organic farming and the prospects for stimulating public goods
The 2013 reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the 2014–2020 period aimed to be a flagship initiative for the delivery of more environmental and climate friendly agriculture, encapsulated in the slogan “public money for public goods”.