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THE  ANTI  NEW  WORLD  ORDER  PARTY

to establish an

ORGANIC  FARMING  CO-OPERATIVE  PROJECT

“To  Effectively  Demonstrate  the  Transition  of  Proven  Environmentally-Friendly  Farming  Techniques
into  Large-Scale  Commercial  Farming  Enterprises
operated by  Anti-N.W.O.  U.S.  American  Patriots  &  Small  Farmers.”

Contact: AntiNWOParty@yahoo.com

INTRODUCTION
__The Organic Farming Project (O.F.P.) is intended to promote the economic viability of organic farming and solar powered irrigation as an appropriate method and technology for increasing participation by Anti-N.W.O. American Patriots and small farmers in the farming sector. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. (Anti New World Order Party Farming Project) will also provide a model for promoting environmental management and improved nutrition in urban communities.

PROBLEM
__Americans, by and large, lack pride and appreciation in agriculture because of negative experiences with slavery and sharecropping. Farming is looked upon as a form of slavery. The economic hardship of Americans and small family farmers are also discourages from this occupation. The promise of northern freedom and opportunities for work in urban industrial jobs caused a mass migration of Americans to towns and cities. This mass migration has resulted in an alarming loss of farmers and land. It has resulted in an elderly population physically unable and a younger generation mentally unwilling to work the farm.
__In addition to the social and historical factors contributing to Americans land loss is the fact that modern farming contributes to serious environmental problems, be it loss of wetlands, poisonous pesticides, herbicides, artificial fertilizers, eroding land, and contaminated groundwater. Organic farming, the creation of alternative markets and the application of appropriate technologies could stop the decline of Americans and small farmers. Moreover, organic farming provides a viable, environmentally friendly alternative to the agricultural practices of petrochemical farm conglomerates.
__The decline of Americans and small farmers has also been caused by the expansion of farm size, the financial outlays required to make farm production economically efficient, the dependence on expensive chemical treatments and over-mechanization of the farming operation. In short, Americans and small farmers will participate in farming when it is a profitable business enterprise, provides good jobs and upward mobility, is regarded as a high esteem occupation and is a safe working environment. A comprehensive campaign is needed for the economic, environmental and social revitalization of the American and small farmer.

SOLUTION
__The Organic Farming Project will provide a technology-based means of promoting the efficient use of natural resources, provide an opportunity for environmentally sound economic self-sufficiency, and ensure the preservation and expansion of Americans and small farmers. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will also promote protection of the environment, particularly surface water, groundwater and soil conservation. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will be implemented in three (3) phases:
__1) Design and Pilot Project Initiation,
__2) Pilot Project Expansion–Commercialization Design, and
__3) Commercialization.
__The Anti New World Order Party will work with historically populist colleges and organizations (Occupy Wall Street and other organizations with organic farming expertise). A.A.E.A. will initially target the Northeast for A.N.W.O.P.F.P. implementation.

METHODOLOGY
__The Organic Farming Project will be implemented in three phases:
__1. Design and Pilot Project Initiation.
__A Design Team who will have responsibility for formulating goals and timetables for project performance milestones will deliver the design phase of the A.N.W.O.P.F.P. The team draft plan will provide for effective operation, communication and accountability during the life cycle of the project. This plan will specify the operational components of the A.N.W.O.P.F. Pilot Project, Pilot Project Expansion and Commercialization. The design phase will have three main components:
__[a] Draft Plan
__[b] Design Review and Validation
__[c] Initiate Research for Pilot Project/Expansion
__Once the design plan outline has been completed, a research team will begin assembling methodology, technical specifications, staffing descriptions, materials list, and regulatory policy considerations necessary for the A.N.W.O.P.F. Pilot Project.
__2. Pilot Project Expansion and Commercialization Design
__The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will initiate the Organic Farming Pilot Project on Private Property using the A.N.W.O.P.F.P. model design and information from existing organic farming models. For instance, the Accokeek Foundation, located in Rochester New York, has gained experience in organic farming and solar/irrigation technology utilization by operating an five (5) acre organic farm site, which uses a solar powered pump to draw water from the water well for irrigation.
__The Anti New World Order Party Farming Project will serve as the nucleus of the A.N.W.O.P.F.P.; O.W.R. will form alliances to examine econometric models for the organic farming pilot project and future local, state, regional, national and international organic farming commercialization.
__The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will examine the environmental implications of organic farming using the pilot project methods and technologies. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will compare the effects of fertilizers, eroding land, and groundwater with practices using compost, crop rotation, crop substitution, weed chopping, soil conservation, integrated pest management as alternatives to pesticides, and solar powered drip irrigation.
__The participants designated to replicate the A.N.W.O.P.F.P. model will recruit community organizations. They will be encouraged to initiate organic produce distribution and information services. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will coordinate the organic farming information transfer to community groups for dissemination into inner city neighborhoods. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will work with community groups to provide outreach services to established food banks, open-air and sheltered food markets. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will design a plan for expanding this effort into other urban and rural areas.
__3. Commercialization.
__The results from the Organic Farming Pilot Project and Pilot
__Project Expansion will be used for expanding to the commercial stage. The basic goals of the commercialization stage are to promote organic farming as a viable business and life style alternative and to provide open markets and jobs to American and small farm enterprises. A secondary result of achieving these goals will be providing an avenue for improving nutrition.
__The commercial stage will comprise three steps
__1) Promoting Organic Farming Cooperatives
__2) Establishing Markets
__3) Establishing Incentives for Organic Farmers

A.N.W.O.P.F.P. participants will work to provide incentives to organic farmers who implement agricultural methods that have less negative environmental impacts, similar to those historically provided to traditional farmers. These incentives should include, but are not limited to, price supports, grants, guaranteed loans, low-interest loans, tax relief, and marketing assistance. The ultimate goal is to promote an expansion in the role of American and small farmers in addressing the future environmental constraints on agriculture.
__The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will work to establish organic farm cooperatives between American and small farmers. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will initiate these cooperatives in the Western NY regions. Cooperative organic farms will have the advantages of saving money and time in “creating the wheel.” The cooperative structure will also save money in purchasing equipment, sharing workers, going to market, and marketing produce to retail outlet stores. Moreover, larger profit shares could result from successful cooperative ventures. A.N.W.O.P.F.P. participants will work aggressively to promote cooperatives between local and regional organic farmers.
__The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will contact large-owned businesses, fortune 500 corporations, and grocery retailers to establish markets for produce from American and small farmers. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will also contact health food stores nationwide for the same purpose. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will work to establish retail organic food outlets in inner city neighborhoods. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will arrange media campaigns to promote this project.
__The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will work with inner city organizations, civil rights groups and other individuals to make organic food acceptable as a nutritional alternative to processed foods. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will establish a campaign to convince street corner stores and grocery stores to carry organic produce. Excess produce will be provided to food distribution centers to feed the homeless and hungry.
__The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. will replicate the pilot project at other interested historically black colleges and universities. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P.’s primary goal in replicating the model at H.B.C.U.s is to provide a source of state-of-the-art organic farming methods and information to environmentally conscious and entrepreneurial segments of the agricultural sector. The A.N.W.O.P.F.P. team will promote organic farming as a way to reduce overall production costs and increase the incomes of American and small farmers in conjunction with emerging sustainable agriculture objectives. The foremost objectives of the A.N.W.O.P.F.P. research and development are economic sustainability, pollution prevention, farmer health, resource conservation, consumer food safety and continuing quality food production.

CONCLUSION
__The Organic Farming Project is a bold attempt to save the American and small farmer and to promote improved economic, nutritional, environmental and agricultural practices. The climate is right to launch a comprehensive environmental and health paradigm in disproportionately impacted American and small farm communities. A growing awareness of environmental injustices and health sacrificing exploitation has spawned an embryonic environmental justice movement all over the country. The movement needs to solve the technical problems related to environmental degradation. The Organic Farming Project could serve as a foundation for widespread economic, environmental and health problem solving.

BUDGET
__PROJECT DURATION: Three Years, 2012 – 2015
__Phase I 2012 [Design]
__Staff…………………………………. 40,000
__Travel………………………………..  2,000
__Meetings…………………………….  1,000
__Telephone…………………………..  1,000
__Publications…………………………  1,000
__Postage……………………………….    500
__Overhead………………………….. 10,000
_________
__Subtotal………. 55,000
__Phase II 2013 [Pilot Project]
__Staff…………………………………. 80,000
__Travel………………………………..  4,000
__Meetings……………………………  2,000
__Equipment and Supplies………  5,000
__HBCU Outreach Grants…….. 50,000
__Telephone…………………………..  3,000
__Publications………………………..  4,000
__Postage………………………………  2,000
__Overhead………………………….. 33,000
_________
__Subtotal……… 183,000
__Phase III 2014 [Commercialization]
__Staff…………………………………..160,000
__Travel………………………………….  8,000
__Meetings……………………………..  4,000
__Equipment and Supplies……….. 10,000
__HBCU Outreach Grants………each Grants…50,000
__Outreach Analysis……………….  5,000
__Overhead…………………………. .63,140
__Subtotal…………………350,140
__TOTAL…………………………… 588,140

THE  DIFFERENCE  BETWEEN  ORGANIC  AND  SUSTAINABLE
__Organic farming generally falls within the accepted definition of sustainable agriculture. However, it is important to distinguish between the two, since organic products can be (unsustainably) produced on large industrial farms, and farms that are not certified organic can produce food using methods that will sustain the farm’s productivity for generations. Some organic dairy farms, for example, raise cows in large confinement facilities but are able to meet the bare minimum requirements for organic certification, while a non-organic certified small farm could use organic guidelines and be self-sufficient by recycling all the farm’s waste to meet its fertility needs.
__To distinguish between organic and sustainable, here are some comparisons:
__1. Certification. Organic farms must be independently certified every year and approved by the U.S.D.A., while a farm using sustainable practices do not require any official certification. Organic is an actual certification; sustainable is more a philosophy or way of life. The best way to be sure about the growing practices is to buy directly from a farmer – that way you can ask questions if you are uncertain about the sustainability of his or her practices.
__2. U.S.D.A. Definition: “Organic Production.” A production system that is managed in accordance with the Organic Foods Production Act and regulations in this part to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity.
__In order to bear the U.S.D.A. “Certified Organic” seal, a product must contain 95 to 100 percent organic ingredients. Products that contain 100 percent organic ingredients25 can be labeled “100 percent organic,” while products that contain more than 70 percent, but less than 94 percent organic ingredients can be labeled “Made with Organic Ingredients,” but cannot use the U.S.D.A. “Certified-Organic” seal.
__Violators of organic labeling regulations can be fined as much as $10,000 for each offense.27Farmers need to prove that their operations comply with all the requirements specified by the U.S.D.A., establish and submit their organic farming system plans, keep all records regarding their organic operations, and permit on-site inspections in order to be certified as an organic producer.
__3. Animal Welfare. Organic farmers need to give animals “access” to outdoors, but they can actually confine animals and gain organic certification with as little as an open door leading to a cement patio. In recent years, on larger U.S.D.A. certified organic farms, a system of semi-confinement has been implemented. In this case, animals can spend their entire life in housing, but are granted “access to the outdoors” through screened windows.11 In a more sustainable system, animals must be permitted to carry out their natural behaviors, like rooting, pecking or grazing. A farmer using sustainable methods might keep his or her animals indoors in bad weather, but the animals are given ample space to move around naturally and are healthy, comfortable and well cared for.
__4. Antibiotics. While no antibiotics can be fed to organic-certified livestock, there is no legal restriction for antibiotic use in sustainable farming. Many farmers using sustainable practices do not administer any antibiotics at all, but some may do so when their animals are sick and need to be treated. The milk and meat of animals given antibiotics on these farms are not used for human consumption until the antibiotics have fully passed out of the animals’ systems.
__5. Artificial Hormones. No added or artificial hormones are allowed for organic farming, nor are they used for sustainable farming.
__6. Corporate Involvement. Organic food can be produced by large corporations, while sustainable food production is carried out by small farmers and families who live on the land where they farm.
__7. Size of the farm. For organic farming, there is no limitation on how many acres can be used to grow crops. Sustainable farmers plant crops in relatively small, mixed plots as a form of pest control and to build soil fertility.
__8. Food Miles. Organic food can travel thousands of miles before reaching your dinner plate, and certification does not take into consideration the use of fossil fuels used to truck food. Sustainable food, however, is distributed and sold as close to the farm as possible.

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