Organicology conference returns to Portland
Organic food advocates and business leaders gather for three days of workshops in Portland next month at the Organicology 2015 conference. Its the fourth biennial conference for organic farmers, activists, policy experts, educations, retailers and sustainability-oriented organizations.
Highlights include an organic farm and tasting tour the day before the Feb. 5 to 7 conference; an organic trade show; and keynote addresses from Matthew Dillon of Clif Bar and Seed Matters; LaDonna Redmond of the Campaign for Food Justice Now; and Arran and Arjan Stephens of Natures Path Organic. Workshops will focus on climate change; marketing organic foods, genetically modified organisms and other topics.
The conference is sponsored by Oregon Tilth, Organic Seed Alliance, Sustainable Food Trade Association and Organically Grown Co.
It takes place at the Hilton Portland Downtown.
Registration is requested by Jan. 16.
For conference details: www.organicology.org.
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