CAFF Disputes Proposed Leafy Greens Order

Community Alliance with Family Farmers, a small-farm advocacy group based here, has said it opposes the proposed federal marketing agreement for leafy greens, a national food safety program modeled after the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement. Although many growers have publicly expressed support for the plan, CAFF argues that if the U.S. Department of Agriculture makes the

DAVIS, Calif. — Community Alliance with Family Farmers, a small-farm advocacy group based here, has said it opposes the proposed federal marketing agreement for leafy greens, a national food safety program modeled after the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement. Although many growers have publicly expressed support for the plan, CAFF argues that if the U.S. Department of Agriculture makes the agreement mandatory — by imposing a marketing order — small farms and local growers coul

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