Episode 99: Nicole Rakobitsch

Oct 4th, 2022

Nicole Rakobitsch is the Director of Sustainability at Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools (CROPP)/Organic Valley. Organic Valley is America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands. Tune in to learn more about:

  • Nicole’s path that led her to sustainability and to Organic Valley;
  • Why organic farmers are the real stewards of the land;
  • The $25 million grant awarded to Organic Valley that focuses on helping small organic family farms establish and measure on-farm practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions;
  • The issue with methane gas from farms;
  • Silvopasture, agroforestry and other climate smart farming practices;
  • Carbon sequestration and what climate smart food really is;
  • Carbon insetting;

To learn more about Nicole’s work and CROPP/Organic Valley,

go to https://www.organicvalley.coop/why-organic-valley/sustainability/.