Going Organic Workshop in Rutherford a Success

Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

The CCOF Foundation continues to bring together current and potential organic producers through our 2015 Going Organic workshops. These events are intended for those who are interested in going organic but may not know where to start, or for currently certified operations looking for more producers to source organic from. Each workshop helps assess how close an operation is to being organic and details the steps necessary to transition towards organic certification.

Pam Strayer of Organic Wines Uncorked joined the recent Going Organic workshop in Rutherford, California, and recapped some key information from the day. Strayer describes the mix of attendees—someone growing organically for decades who never connected with a certifier, a grower who was ready to get certified, a vintner who wanted to learn about certification, and a winemaker looking for more organic grapes. Read more.

If you are interested in learning more about going organic, join us at one of these upcoming workshops: