Laura Davis Interview on WPKN
On April 20th at noon, Organic Certification Assistance Coordinator for NOFA/Mass, Laura Davis, will be interviewed with Sunrise Farm (a newly inspected organic farm) on WPKN’s The Organic Farm Stand show. Listen in for the story behind Sunrise Farm’s organic certification process and to hear more about the TOPP program, including how it helps New England growers transition to becoming Certified Organic farmers.
Visit the show’s page here (where the show will be archived after April 20th), and listen to the live feed here.
Laura Davis operates Long Life Farm in Hopkinton, MA, a certified organic diversified vegetable CSA farm of 2 1/2 acres. Since Long Life Farm was certified organic in 2013, Laura has helped farmers navigate the organic certification process through NOFA. Trained by Baystate Organic Certifiers to educate farmers, Laura has attended additional training through IOIA – The International Organic Inspectors Association and became an Organic Inspector in 2015. Processing training enabled Laura to inspect handlers as well as crops in 2017. Laura has been a NOFA/Mass Board Member since November of 2011 and now holds the roles of Board President, Organic Certification Assistance Coordinator and Soil Technical Advisor. Laura and her husband Donald Sutherland have two high school age daughters that have enjoyed many NOFA Summer Conferences.
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