Organically Grown in Oregon Week Events
September 11th to 17th, 2016, marks the 28th anniversary of Organically Grown in Oregon Week (OGOW), a tradition that began in 1988 to celebrate Oregon's organic industry and recognize the leaders of the movement. To introduce Oregonians to the state's riches, a selection of organic farms, retailers, certifiers and farmers markets have lined up a slate of educational, family-friendly activities that will provide firsthand experiences with exposure to the cornucopia of delicious, healthful foods produced by the local organic community.
2016 Organically Grown in Oregon Week Events
Tuesday, September 13
- 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Oregon Organic Coalition will present its 2016 Awards for Excellence luncheon ceremony. Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center in the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center, Ecotrust building: 721 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 200 Portland, OR.
Awards are given in the following categories: Farm: Crops, Farm: Livestock, Farmworker (organization and individual), Processor, Wholesaler, Consumer Advocacy Group, Organic Policy Analyst, Environment & Health Organization, Certifier, Retailer, Scientist, Organic advocate (individual). Nominations will be accepted until August 1st. Download the form here.
2016 marks the 28th anniversary of Organically Grown in Oregon Week, a tradition that began in 1988 as a means for celebrating Oregon’s organic industry and recognizing the leaders of Oregon’s organic movement. During the week-long celebration, Oregon retailers, farmers, producers, farmer's markets, and industry specialists around the state will host special events to spot light all that has been accomplished in this vital segment of Oregon's economy.
For more information about participating in Organically Grown in Oregon Week contact: Stacy Kraker, 541.246.1856 or by email.
Report any activities, special events or promotions you will be having and we will post them here! Check back regularly for updates on events. Learn more about OGOW Promotional Materials to be used during OGOW events here.
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