Port Townsend, WA – Organic Seed Alliance (OSA), along with co-hosts Washington State University, Oregon State University, and eOrganic, will hold the 9th Organic Seed Growers Conference in Corvallis, Oregon, from February 14-17, 2018. The conference features more than 60 experts in the fields of organic seed production, breeding, and policy. The gathering includes a full agenda of presentations, panel discussions, and networking events around the theme of Synergy that Sustains, emphasizing the important role that collaborative networks play in advancing organic seed.
The event begins with two full days of pre-conference intensives and a tour of seed production in the Willamette Valley. The main conference offers more than two-dozen sessions on the topics of seed growing practices, organic plant breeding, seed economics, and organic seed policy. More than 500 seed growers, plant breeders, policy advocates, organic certifiers, seed and food companies, and students, among other stakeholders, are expected to attend.
A full agenda with speakers can be found at www.seedalliance.org/conference. The three pre-conference events beginning on February 14th have limited space so interested participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible.
LIVESEED project partners are attending the conference to enhance knowledge exchange with the organic seed community abroad.
Press release written by Organic Seed Alliance