Join President of the California Farm Bureau Jamie Johansson at CCOF Conference

Sacramento, February 22-23
Join California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) President Jamie Johansson and CCOF at our Organic Hotspots Conference on February 22-23, 2018, in Sacramento, California. The event will explore the factors that have made California a hotbed of organic hotspots activity and discuss ways to encourage the growth of organic hotspots across rural America. We will hear the stories of organic leaders who have contributed to economic revitalization through organic in rural areas, and from those who have seen the impacts first-hand on their businesses and communities. Learn more about the event and register today!
 
James D. “Jamie” Johansson was elected president of the CFBF in December 2017.  Johansson is a former chairman of the CFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers State Committee and former vice president of the Butte County Farm Bureau. His service in Farm Bureau has included membership on a half-dozen other statewide advisory and policy recommendation committees. He grows olives and citrus fruit in Oroville and operates an olive oil company, Lodestar Farms. He is a co-founder of the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association and a former board member of the California Olive Oil Council. Johansson served four years on the Oroville City Council, which selected him to serve as vice mayor. 
 
Johansson will join former California Secretary of Agriculture, A.G. Kawamura, on a panel entitled “Working Hand-in-Hand: Partnerships Between Elected Officials & Organic.” 
 
 
Event Location: 
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States
 
Time:
Thursday, February 22
5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Annual CCOF Foundation Feast
Friday, February 23
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. CCOF Annual Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. CCOF Annual Conference: Organic Hotspots
 
Cost: 
$85 - CCOF Foundation Awards Feast (Thursday, February 22)
$100 - Organic Hotspots Conference Registration (Friday, February 23)
 
For more information please contact Adrian Fischer at afischer@ccof.org or (831) 346-6282. 

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