Organic Pioneer Has Very Deep California Roots
It was in the 1870s, that the first generation of the Durst family first came to Yolo County in California and started working the land. Jim Durst’s great grandfather was a blacksmith and farmer in the Esparto area and the next two generations followed suit farming the land, mostly participating in large scale-commodity crops.
We are the Organic Produce Network
Organic fresh produce is the engine of the dynamic organic category and Organic Produce Network (OPN) is the first and only resource dedicated exclusively to serving its growers, retailers, marketers, supply chain partners, and everyone else who makes it happen.
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Launched by the Organic Produce Network (OPN) and California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) will bring organic growers, producers and processors to Monterey for two days of education, information and networking opportunities with their production supply chain and support service providers.
Where retail and buying organizations from across North America will meet with organic growers, shippers, processors and distributors in this intimate and energetic event devoted exclusively to organic fresh produce.