On today’s program we interview Blake Akers, one of the partners, designers and promoters of Agritrue, which is a private alternative food Certification to USDA Organic Certification. Blake explains what Agritrue is and what it is trying to accomplish. Agritrue is a community policed, beyond organic food certification and labeling program. He talks about the problems with USDA Organic Certification and gives us the requirements and principles to follow when seeking Agritrue Certification. This was a really interesting interview, check it out!
Blake is an Air Force Veteran who worked in radio frequency communications. He has spent the last 14 years working in information technology. He holds four college degrees including an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and an MBA. Blake lives in Alabama with his wife and son.