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Kansas Organic Workshop - Lawrence

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Date March 22, 2018
Time 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location Douglas County Fairgrounds
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description Registration/Lunch RSVP Deadline: March 14, 2018. Catered lunch is $10.


USDA Organic logoOrganic farming is one of the fastest growing segments of agriculture. What is organic farming? What does it take to be certified organic? How do I market what I produce? This workshop is open to those with an interest in organic systems.

Topics covered will include:

  • Organic system overview
  • Organic certification process
  • Soil health and fertility
  • Organic livestock
  • Marketing
  • Financial opportunities
  • Organic producer panel

Featured Speakers:

  • Ben Bowell, Organic Education Specialist, Oregon Tilth
  • Candy J. Thomas, Regional Soil Health Specialist, NRCS
  • Mark A. Janzen, Natural Resource Specialist, NRCS
  • Representatives from Kansas Organic Producers Association

The workshop is free. A catered lunch is available for $10 per person. Participants may also bring a sack lunch.

Event Location:

Douglas County Fairgrounds
Flory Meeting Hall
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS

Additional Documents

For more information, please contact: Sue Ann Funk, 785-843-4260, Ext 128