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Tuesday, February 1 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Organic Certification 101
Join us for an evening virtual workshop. We will hear from a representative from Pro-Cert about first steps in transitioning your farm to organic, then there will be a chance to ask questions from the panel of certified organic vegetable growers. This session is presented in collaboration with Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA).

Speakers
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Catherine Carroll

Pro-Cert Organic Systems
Catherine is a Certification Specialist with Pro-Cert Organic Systems. She works with our organic producers, gluten free producers, aquaculture clients, and Regenerative Organic (ROA) clients. Catherine has been with Pro-Cert since February 2021, but has been a contract inspector... Read More →
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Justin Girard

Hearts&Roots
Justin Girard, together with Britt Embry, stewards 30 acres of Treaty 1 Territory near Elie, Mb. Though best known for their certified organic market garden, their current interest is in cultivating a perennial food-scape for the next generation to enjoy.
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Dennis Hoeppner

Oak Valley Vegetables
We are organic farmers from Morden Manitoba, and are grow vegetables for the local market and organic alfalfa seed export.  I am also a member of IOIA (International Organic Inspectors Association), PODF (Prairie Organic Development Fund).  I am also passionate about international... Read More →
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Brendan Grant

Sleepy G Farm
Brendan Grant farms with his wife Marcelle Paulin outside of Thunder Bay Ontario on the north shore of Lake Superior.  With 8 acres of Certified Organic vegetables, Sleepy G Farm feeds 250+ families through a CSA program that runs from July until March.  As a first generation farmer... Read More →


Tuesday February 1, 2022 7:00pm - 8:30pm CST