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Opportunities in Organic: Information & Networking Event
The growth in consumer demand for organic goods, both in Washington and nation-wide, has led to an increase in farmer interest in organic certification. The aim of the event is to provide growers with an overview of organic opportunities in Washington State and beyond, detailed information about the transition process and what it takes to get certified, and an opportunity to make direct connections with regional buyers of transitional and organic crops.
Presentations and sessions will include:
- Overview of Organic Trends and Opportunities in Washington
Washington State University Extension
- ABCs of Organic Certification
Oregon Tilth + WSDA Organic Program
- Grower/Buyer Networking Session
- Available Financial & Technical Assistance for Organic Producers
Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Farm Service Agency
Please RSVP to this free event by March 21, 2017.