Georgina Del Vecho
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Georgina Del Vecho is a senior at Duke University in North Carolina. She is double majoring in environmental science and public policy and currently works with her university’s Office of Sustainability to raise environmental awareness among living groups on campus. She served as a policy intern for Friends of the Earth in Berkeley, California this summer, where she worked on research and policy concerning organic agriculture.

Opinion | The Climate Change Mitigation Potential of Organic Agriculture

Instead of investing billions of dollars in a model that doesn’t nourish communities or the environment, policymakers must redirect funds to incentivize organic and conservation agriculture — a far more effective approach to improving food security, environmental sustainability and human health.