Fall Meeting

Organic Imports and Maintaining Organic Integrity
You are invited and bring along your organic neighbors.
Friday, September 8, 2017
9 a.m.-12 noon

Best Western Plus University Park Inn and Suites conference room
2500 University Blvd, Ames, IA.


·   A brief historical review of the economic impact of imports and related fraud issues to producers and others partners in the organic industry.

·  Update on OFARM’s current efforts to address these issues to maintain our current high standard of organic integrity

·  Exploring innovative ways to get our industry partners to better understand how the global organic market attitude stymies potential growth for the domestic organic industry

·  Future actions that need to be taken to address current and potential issues that threaten the integrity of our high organic standards.

Adjourn by noon.

For more information contact: Oren Holle, OFARM president (785-562-7500, Email: oholle@bluevalley.net); Carmen Fernholz (320-598-3008, E-mail:  fernholz001@gmail.com); Tom Bilek, (218-693-2312, E-mail: tom@bilekzone.com) or John Bobbe ( 715-467-0031, johnbobbe@gmail.com)

Directions:  The Best Western Plus University Park Inn is located off Hwy. 30 south on University Blvd.  This is west of I-35.