Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops
Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC). This ambitious project seeks to create a set of measuring sticks to gauge the actual stewardship performance of all parts of the specialty crop (generally everything grown apart from grains and soybeans) supply chain. It is a multi-stakeholder process involving food producers, buyers, and civil society organizations.AIN is pleased to provide ongoing public input design, facilitation, and administrative support for the
July 2012 The Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops was recently featured in a Packer article, which outlined current stewardship metrics and gave an update on pilot projects.
August 2011 The Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops was featured in the Aug. 17 edition of the California Farm Bureau Federation’s weekly Ag Alert under the heading New tool may help farmers to assess stewardship work. Download the article here.