Ag Industry Leaders to Highlight Booming Organic Sector in Capitol Meetings

California Secretary of Agriculture Addresses CCOF Members at Annual Gathering

Sacramento, CA – At their 2015 Annual Meeting and Policy Day, CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) will host Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and bring constituents and elected representatives together to discuss how organic contributes to California’s economy and environmental quality.

WHO:             CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers)

WHAT:            Policy Day: “California: The Capital of Organic”

WHEN:            Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   

WHERE:          Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, Sacramento, CA

 

About CCOF

CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers), a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1973 and is one of the nation’s oldest and largest third-party organic certifying agencies. CCOF certifies, educates, advocates, and promotes organic through:

·      A premier organic certification program for growers, processors, handlers, and retailers

·      Programs to increase awareness of and demand for certified organic product and to expand public support for organic agriculture

·      Advocacy for governmental policies that protect and encourage organic agriculture

·      A dynamic foundation dedicated to investing in the future of the organic movement

CCOF certifies more than 2,700 organic operations in 43 states and four countries.

For further information on CCOF visit: www.ccof.org

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Author contact information: 

CCOF
2155 Delaware Ave, Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Author: 
Robin Boyle, CCOF Director of Marketing and Sales