Past Events & Recordings

The CCOF Foundation hosted over 1,000 agricultural professionals at our webinars, field days, and seminars in 2014 and 2015!

Below is a listing of past CCOF Foundation events and trainings. Recordings of select trainings are available for download.

Webinars

  • Crop Planning - November 7, 2013  (download)
  • Organic Labeling - May 9, 2013
  • Organic Marketing 101 - March 21, 2013  (download)
  • Information & Feedback Session on Food Safety Regulations - October 10, 2013  (download)
  • Small Farm Financing - March 20, 2014  (download)
  • Nitrogen Management and Budgeting - May 20, 2014  (download)
  • Breaking Into Retail - June 3, 2014  (download)
  • Tricks of the Trade: Organic Product Tracking & Animal Care - May 20, 2014  (download)
  • Alternatives to Antibiotics for Fire Blight Control - November 21, 2014  
  • Go Organic - Sound and Sensible Certification - March 20, 2015  (download)
  • Recordkeeping for Organic Certification - March 20, 2015  (download)
  • Mantenimiento de Registros Orgánicos - March 20, 2015  (download)
  • Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening (Co-hosted with CASFS) - May 19, 2015  (download)
  • Organic Greenhouse Certification - August 6, 2015  (download*)
      *Please excuse recording sound issues between minutes 3-5!
  • Demystifying Organic Certification for Processors  - November 16, 2015  (download)
  • Complying with the Ag Order in California's Central Coast - February 18, 2016 (download)
  • Methods for Teaching Organic Farming and Gardening - February 24, 2016 (download)
  • La certificación orgánica es fácil - 12 de mayo 2016 (download)
  • Organic Recordkeeping for Growers - June 2, 2016 (download*) 
    *Follow up discussion on seed saving on organic farms: Please note that seed saving is allowed on organic farms. For more information on what type of seed is allowed in organic production please see our FAQs. For questions about seed saving for on-farm use, please contact CCOF Applicant Specialist Jane Wade at jwade@ccof.org or (831) 346-6240.
  • Organic Produce Labeling - June 16, 2016  (download)
  • Farm Finance Tools to Help You Manage Risk - June 22, 2016  (download)
  • Crop Insurance for Diversified Farmers - September 14, 2016  (download)
  • Organic Dairy Healthcare - September 15, 2016  (download)
  • Connecting Organic with Hospitals - October 20, 2016  (download)
  • Introduction to Organic Exports and Imports - November 17, 2016  (download)
  • Sustainability Metrics and Food Chain Transparency Webinar - March 28, 2017  (download*)
    *This webinar includes information on the Whole Foods Market Responsibly Grown program. Since the recording of this webinar Whole Foods Market has made changes to the program. For more up to date information on Responsibly Grown, view the letter issued by Whole Foods Market on May 17, 2017.
  • California's Healthy Soils Program Webinar - April 20, 2017  (download)
  • Building Successful Organic Businesses: A Webinar for Growers - May 15, 2017  (download)
     

Field Days & Workshops

  • On-Farm Food Safety Planning - February 18, 2014
  • Los Angeles Wholesale Market Tour - April 11, 2014
  • Conservation Funding Workshop - May 13, 2014
  • On-Farm Habitat Restoration Field Tour: Riparian Restoration along Tres Pinos Creek at Hain Ranch - October 15, 2014
  • On-Farm Habitat Restoration Field Tour: Habitat Restoration at Monkeyflower Ranch - October 16, 2014
  • Conservation Funding & Technical Assistance Workshop - December 2, 2014
  • San Francisco Wholesale Market Tour - December 11, 2014
  • Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Fresno, CA - February 23, 2015
  • CCOF/CFSA Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Rougemont, NC - March 31, 2015
  • CCOF/CFSA Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Black Mountain, NC - April 2, 2015
  • Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Kingsburg, CA - April 10, 2015
  • CAFF/CCOF Food Safety Workshop: Aromas, CA – April 14, 2015
  • Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market Tour – April 24, 2015
  • Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Napa Valley, CA – May 5, 2015
  • CAFF/CCOF Food Safety Workshop: San Mateo Coast, CA – May 12, 2015
  • Nitrogen Budgeting Workshop (Spanish and English) - May 12, 2015
  • Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Richvale, CA – June 10, 2015
  • Going Organic Workshop and Field Day: Salinas, CA (Spanish and English) – June 22, 2015
  • San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market Tour – December 10, 2015
  • Go Organic! – An Organic Certification Workshop for Growers in Healdsburg, CA – January 11, 2016
  • Go Organic! – An Organic Certification Workshop for Growers in Pescadero, CA – April 27, 2016
  • Go Organic! – An Organic Certification Workshop for Processors in Sonoma, CA – June 22, 2016
  • San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market Tour – December 8, 2016
  • Introductory Food Safety Workshop for Produce Growers: Sacramento, CA - February 27, 2017
  • Introductory Food Safety Workshop for Produce Growers: San Diego, CA - March 3, 2017
  • Introductory Food Safety Workshop for Produce Growers: Chico, CA - March 9, 2017

Is there a topic you would like to see covered in a future Organic Training Institute event? We want to hear from you!