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OTA opens 2014 Organic Leadership Awards nominations

Please help honor heroes in the organic sector by submitting a nomination for OTA’s 2014 Organic Leadership Awards. This year’s categories are Growing the Organic Industry, Organic Farmer of the Year, and Rising Star. Contact Tessa Young for the selection criterion and nominations forms. Nominations and letters of endorsement will be due in May.

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Celebrating Organic Leadership Award winners

OTA’s Annual Awards Celebration took place on Wednesday, September 25, at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The celebration honored OTA’s 2013 Organic Leadership Awards recipients Arran and Ratana Stephens of Nature’s Path Foods with the Growing Organic Industry Award, Kyle Mathison of Stemilt Growers with the Organic Farmer of the Year Award, and Karen and Colin […]

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Vote for Restaurant Nora

The Nature Conservancy is launching its second annual Nature’s Plate People’s Choice Award contest to recognize favorite green restaurants. In the running is OTA member Restaurant Nora, which in 1999 became the nation’s first certified organic restaurant. Owner Nora Pouillon, who received an OTA Organic Leadership Special Pioneer Award in 2004, believes the most important element […]

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Tickets still available for Annual Awards Celebration

Celebrate with your colleagues and honor OTA’s Organic Leadership Awards recipients during OTA’s Annual Awards Celebration Sept. 25. This year, the event will take place at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, a venue with interesting, hands-on exhibits that celebrate the role of industrial development. Purchase tickets now. Interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Amy Bovaird.

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Last Week for Early-Bird Pricing

Celebrate with your colleagues and honor OTA’s Organic Leadership Awards recipients during OTA’s Annual Awards Celebration. This year, the event will take place at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, a venue with interesting, hands-on exhibits that celebrate the role of industrial development. Tickets are available for purchase here—save $30 per ticket by purchasing this week. […]

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2013 Organic Leadership Awards honorees announced

Selected from a record-breaking 26 nominations, OTA’s 2013 Organic Leadership Awards will be presented to a passionate couple who have dedicated their lives to organic for almost three decades, a professional farmer who has advanced practices for growing organic tree fruit, and two emerging leaders on a mission to create meaningful opportunities for military veterans […]

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MOSES seeks nominations for Farmer of the Year

Nominations are now open for the 2014 MOSES Organic Farmer of the Year. This award is presented annually at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference to a certified organic farmer or farm family from the Midwest who exemplifies outstanding land stewardship, farming innovations, and outreach. Completed nominations forms are due by Sept. 15.

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Only a few days left for Leadership Award nominations

OTA is accepting nominations through the end of this week for three Organic Leadership awards. OTA Leadership Award: Growing Organic  Nominees should be individuals who have made significant contributions to growing the organic industry via their work in any one or more of a number of areas such as consumer education and marketing, new market […]

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One week left for Organic Leadership Award nominations

Please remember to honor heroes in the organic sector by submitting a nomination for OTA’s 2013 Organic Leadership Awards.  In addition to the traditional Organic Leadership Award for Growing the Organic Industry, OTA is seeking nominations in two inspiring new categories: an Organic Farmer of the Year award and a new Rising Star award. Nominations […]

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Two weeks left for Organic Leadership Award nominations

For 2013, in addition to the traditional Organic Leadership Award for Growing the Organic Industry, OTA is excited to seek nominations in two inspiring new categories. “Because organic agriculture all starts with farmers, OTA will hail their importance to the rapidly growing organic sector with an Organic Farmer of the Year award. In addition, a […]

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