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ORPP Town Hall Meeting Notes - Organic Trade Association
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ORPP Town Hall Meeting Notes

 
The Organic Trade Association held town-hall-style forums across the country to evaluate a potential Organic Research and Promotion Program. Input from the entire organic community continues to be sought. The following meeting notes reflect the discussions at Town Halls held to date. Please visit the expanded Q and A section with responses to some of the most frequently asked questions.

ORPP Town Hall


MOSES | La Crosse, WI| February 23, 2013

OEFFA | Granville, OH | February 16, 2013

Organicology | Portland, OR | February 8, 2013

Eco Farm Conference | Asilomar, CA | January 25, 2013

Washington State Horticultural Association | Yakima, WA | December 4, 2012

Montana Organic Association | Helena, MT | December 1, 2012

Orlando Area | Lake Alfred, FL | November 6, 2012

Natural Products Expo East | Baltimore, MD | October 21, 2012

National Organic Standards Board | Providence, RI | October 17, 2012

Growfest! | Homestead, FL | October 12, 2012

Provender Conference | Hood River, OR | September 28, 2012

COPAC Meeting | Sacramento, CA | September 12, 2012

OFARM | Beatrice, NE | September 5, 2012
                    OFARM Position

National Organic Standards Board | Albuquerque, NM | May 24, 2012

OTA Policy Conference | Washington, DC | April 27, 2012

ORPP Panel Debates

In addition to the Town Hall forums which OTA has facilitated across the country, a handful of Panels have also been held regarding a potential Organic Research and Promotion Program. The Panels are structured as more of a point counterpoint debate where the hosting organizations present their concerns and critiques to the audience. Here are some of the presentations and positions covered in this format:

MOSES Panel Debate | La Crosse, WI | February, 23 2013 
                Panel Debate Audio 
               
Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance | Brattleboro, VT | September 28, 2012
               
OTA Presentation
                NODPA Position

Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance | Centralia, WA | October 23, 2012

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2014 Annual Fund

Research and Promotion 2012

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