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Visit State Organic Program booth at Organic Grower Summit Nov. 29-30

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s California State Organic Program (SOP) invites attendees of the sixth annual Organic Grower Summit to visit the SOP booth in the exhibitor section. The event runs November 29-30. The summit provides a great … Continue reading

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Get a refund for organic certification fees

Here in the Golden State, “organic” is a label that must be earned – but for farmers, processors and related businesses who have done the work and earned the right to use that label, there’s a way you may be … Continue reading

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“Farm to Table Talk” podcast with Secretary Ross celebrates the progress of the Farm to Fork movement

When 70,000 people showed up last weekend to celebrate “Farm to Fork” at an annual festival in Sacramento, it was an opportunity for Farm to Table Talk podcast host Mark Wasson to sit down with three pioneering leaders of Farm … Continue reading

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California is the Primary Driver of Growth in US Organic Farming

This infographic was originally published as part of the “CDFA By the Numbers” report in 2016. More information about CDFA’s State Organic Program is available here.  

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