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Join FOG and the OTA on October 12th in Homestead, Florida Florida Organic Growers (FOG) and the Organic Trade Association (OTA) cordially invite you to a Farmer Town Hall Meeting to take place on October 12, 2012 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Miami-Dade County Extension building in Homestead, Florida. FOG is looking for farmer input regarding a number of critical issues that can affect or benefit sustainable and organic agriculture in the state of Florida. FOG’s Executive Director Marty Mesh and OTA’s Executive Vice-President Laura Batcha will be the there leading the discussion.

Topics on the agenda: Organic Research and Promotion Program, an update on the Farm Bill, an update and discussion on Food Safety issues, a listening session of growers’ challenges and needs in terms of producing and marketing crops, how to use Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) programs to help your farm, and FOG’s new farmer’s market initiative.

For more information call 352.377.6355 or e-mail jose@foginfo.org.


UF/IFAS Extension Office
18710 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL 33030-2309

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