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Illinois Organic Growers Association

WANTED: Farmers interested in advancing organic  farming and marketing methods and strengthening opportunities for Illinois Agriculture.

Interested? Join the first official meeting of the Illinois Organic Growers Association, to be held Thursday, Jan 6, 4.00 pm in the ‘organic business meeting’ slot at the Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference.  The conference takes place  Jan 5-7 in Springfield IL. Pre-registration deadline is 12/28/2010. This effort is supported by an Illinois Specialty Crops grant, University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Stewardship Alliance.

If  you can’t attend the meeting in person, but want to participate in the discussion please call in on Jan 6 at 4.00 pm.

Register (no fee) for the phone conference at: https://webs.extension.uiuc.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=5185

Instructions on how to  call in are on your registration confirmation.

To learn more about efforts to develop the association and view the organic tracks visit http://asap.sustainability.uiuc.edu/

To learn more about the conference and register, go to www.specialtygrowers.org, or call 309-557-2107; or email cblary@ilfb.org.  Onsite registration is available.

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