Author Archives: Cathleen McCluskey

Apply Today for the Seed Internship Program

Calling all organic seed producers and students! Applications are being accepted for the Seed Internship Program. The Seed Internship Program combines online and classroom learning, farm-based independent study, and real-world experience through a diverse network of family farms. Hosted by … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars on Organic Tomato Breeding, Flavor, and Disease Management

Join the Tomato Organic Management and Improvement (TOMI) project and eOrganic for two online webinars this month focused on organic tomato production. The first in this two-part live-broadcast series will be held on March 7th at 2:00 p.m. Eastern and the … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for Organic Seed Training in California

Organic Seed Alliance’s (OSA) Southern California Seed Hub and Wild Willow Farm & Education Center will host a one-day training in San Diego, California, on March 19, 2017. The workshop, which will run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., will … Continue reading

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Symposium to Showcase Organic Food Projects from Seed to Plate

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and EcoFarm will host a one-day symposium in Pacific Grove, California, on January 25, 2017. The gathering will bring together farmers, chefs, grocers, wholesalers, plant breeders, and seed growers who have partnered to create new vegetable … Continue reading

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New Report Helps Organic Farmers Extend Their Vegetable Season

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) released a report today that details variety trial results for storage cabbages, storage onions, overwintering chicories, and overwintering purple sprouting broccoli. The trials were grown in multiple locations on the Olympic Peninsula from 2014 through 2016, … Continue reading

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