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The 2nd Annual PNW Organic Cranberry Meeting
The 2nd Annual PNW Organic Cranberry Meeting will be held in Bandon, Oregon and feature presentations by organic cranberry growers (from Oregon & Wisconsin), handlers, buyers, and other members of the cranberry community.
Topics to be addressed include organic cranberry production practices and transition strategies, organic and conventional cranberry market trends, organic certification, and more. The afternoon portion of the meeting will include visits to organic cranberry farms located on the outskirts of Bandon.
Both organic and conventional cranberry growers and buyers are encouraged to attend.
8:30am – 12:30pm – Morning Session @ The Loft Restaurant in Bandon
- PNW Cranberry Panel Presentations & Discussion (Panelists TBD)
- Organic Certification Q+A Session – (Drew Katz, Transition Services Coordinator, Oregon Tilth)
- Organic Cranberry Market – Supply, Demand and Opportunities (Bob Wilson: Managing Director/Owner, The Cranberry Network/Cranberry Partners, LLC. Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
- Transition & Organic Cranberry Production Practices (John Stauner: Owner, James Lake Farms. Three Lakes, WI)
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 5pm Farm Tours at Bandon Area Farms
Email or call Drew Katz from Oregon Tilth if you have questions about the meeting or registration: <http://www.privatedaddy.com/?q=Y2J9cERFcVVmOlluXUFKYU9r_19>, 541 740 6747 (cell)