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Alas, we just found this call for applications to serve on the Standards Committee that will finalize a national standard for sustainable agriculture under the auspices of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The deadline is today.

This could be a fascinating process, and it will be very interesting to see the outcome–is “sustainable” something that can be quantified? Will it have the same flaws that many organic farmers feel the codifying of “organic” had?

Let’s follow this…