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Opportunities in Organics: Oregon Buyer/Grower Networking Event and Farm Tour

November 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm $15

Buyer/Grower Networking Event and Farm Tour

Oregon Tilth’s Buyer/Grower Networking events provide organic buyers and growers the opportunity to interact face to face and discuss production, pricing, and purchasing details during informal yet productive “speed-dating” rounds.

Who should attend:
Mid-to large-scale wholesale producers of organic fresh/processed vegetable, grain, feed, and seed crops

Organic Farm Tour
Praying Mantis Farm, Canby, Ore.
Visit Praying Mantis Farm and hear from owner/operator Jim Bronec about the challenges and successes of wholesale organic vegetable production in the Willamette Valley.

Topics include:

  • Cover and intercropping with seed crops
  • Techniques for managing soil health
  • Harvest techniques and wholesale market expectations

Buyer/Grower Networking Event
Markum Inn, Mt. Angel, Ore.
12:30pm – 4:00pm

Registration Deadline: November 9, 2018

Registration includes both events and lunch.