CCOF Crop Planning Webinar
Are you already thinking about what to grow next year? Get a head start this winter with CCOF's introductory Crop Planning webinar and learn how to successfully plan for the next growing season.
Dec 11, 2012
from 09:30 am to 11:00 am
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Plan Ahead With CCOF's Crop Planning Webinar
Are you already thinking about what you want to grow next year? Crop planning is the infrastructure for a farmer’s progress and profitability, and knowing expected yields and harvest dates plays a major role in marketing and sales. Get ahead for 2013 by attending CCOF’s introductory Crop Planning webinar on December 11 with Dina Izzo, expert organic marketer and founder of BluDog Organic Produce Services. Hear experiences from Andrew Brait, longtime farmer and owner of Full Belly Farm. This introductory webinar reviews the basics of how to develop a crop plan, setting you up for a successful season of growing and meeting market demand. Sign up today and get started with your 2013 organic crop plan!
About Our Presenters
Andrew Brait is one of four partners of Full Belly Farm, a dizzyingly diversified, 4-season, 400 acre CCOF certified organic truck farm in the pristine Capay Valley. Besides spending an inordinate amount of the year thinking about tomatoes, Andrew grows nearly 100 other fruit, vegetable, floral, forage, grain, and livestock crops for premium fresh market. Along with a commitment to sustainable agriculture through sound ecological and labor practices, Full Belly Farm is committed to growing new farmers.
Dina Izzo has over 30 years of experience in the produce industry working as the produce manager and buyer of New Leaf Community Markets and general manager of ALBA Organics, a wholesale distribution company focused on family-scaled organic farms. Dina is the founder of BluDog Organic Produce Services, a consulting firm serving small-scale and beginning farmers to create and execute plans and strategies for profitable business.
CCOF Members: $20