Vic Smith Announced as Grower of the Year Award Recipient; OGS 2021 to Honor “A Grower’s Grower”

November 9, 2021 Organic Produce Network

 The Organic Grower Summit, Presented by Western Growers and the Organic Produce Network will honor long-time organic grower Vic Smith as the recipient of the fourth annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year. Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies, was selected based on his ongoing commitment and dedication to excellence in organic production, organic industry leadership, and innovation.

Organic Grower Summit Presented by Western Growers and OPN

October 25, 2021 Organic Produce Network

A pair of recently announced educational sessions will explore how technology is enhancing the production of organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores across the nation over the past two years as part of the 2021 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN educational program, slated for December 1-2 in Monterey, CA.

“Growing and Selling in the Mexican Organic Market” OGS Education Session Announced

October 18, 2021 Organic Produce Network

With Mexico’s promotion of organic agriculture leading to a growing domestic market and creating outstanding import opportunities for US growers, a just announced educational session at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN (OGS) will explore the relationship between the two countries and how they can support each other’s future organic growth.

Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN

September 21, 2021 Organic Produce Network

An in-depth workshop on soil health practices and strategies employed in organic production systems that can build resilience to climate shock has been announced as part of the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN (OGS) educational program, slated for December 1-2 in Monterey, CA.

Organic Grower Summit 2021 Presented by Western Growers and OPN

April 21, 2021 Organic Produce Network

The Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Western Growers (WG) have formed a strategic partnership reflecting the importance of organic production and announced that WG will be the presenting sponsor of the Organic Grower Summit 2021.