Dec 9, 2019
Organic Grower Summit 2019

Hundreds of attendees turned out Dec. 4-5 for the Organic Grower Summit in Monterey, California. Organic Grower Summit this year had more than 700 attendees – 200 of whom were growers – who stayed for the two-day event that included a trade show, networking opportunities, education sessions and panel discussions. Highlights of the event included keynote speeches, a film screening, and an award presentation.

– Stephen Kloosterman, associate editor

The venue was the Monterey Conference Center.
The venue was the Monterey Conference Center. Photos: Stephen Kloosterman
A soil health education session.
An agriculture technology disruptors education session.

A trade show ran on both days, Dec. 4-5.
Amy Ansel
Amy Ansel spoke about the future of hemp as a commercial crop.
Indigo Ag President and CEO David Perry
Indigo Ag President and CEO David Perry
Kat Taylor, founding director of the TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation
Kat Taylor, founding director of the TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation
Grant Lundberg with California Certified Organic Foundation CEO Kelly Damewood.
Grant Lundberg speaks after receiving the Organic Grower of the Year award.
Members of the Lundberg family gathered for a photo after the award presentation.
Monterey Bay
The venue was in easy walking distance of Monterey Bay.

Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay




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