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Each year, we host this conference and trade show for farmers and others interested in organic agriculture.

Hope you can join us for this year's virtual conference!

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2022 Minnesota Organic Conference

January 6-7, 2022

We've had to make the tough decision to hold our event virtually, but are excited about a newly designed format - three key sessions and a variety of breakouts and discussions.

Block 1: Thursday, January 6 

dark-haired man in a chef's coat
Dan Barber

3:00 pm

  • Welcome
  • Keynote address - Dan Barber, award-winning chef and author of The Third Plate

4:30 pm

  • Breakout 1
  • Breakout 2
  • Breakout 3


Block 2: Friday, January 7 

short-haired woman wearing glasses standing in a pasture
Kris Nichols

9:30 am

  • Welcome to Day Two
  • Keynote address - Dr. Kris Nichols, soil microbiologist featured in the documentary Kiss the Ground

10:45 am

  • Breakout 1
  • Breakout 2
  • Breakout 3


Block 3: Friday, January 7 

woman with long blond hair wearing a suit
Laurie Demeritt

1:30 pm

  • Thank you
  • Keynote address - Laurie Demeritt, Hartman Group CEO

2:45 pm

  • Breakout 1
  • Breakout 2
  • Breakout 3


Note: USDA’s new Organic and Transitional Education and Certification Program (OTECP) will cover 75% of the registration fees (up to $200 per year) for education events, including the Minnesota Organic Conference. Contact your local USDA Service Center or call 877-508-8364 for more information on this program.


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