Beginning of the Path: Organic Greenhouses, Farmers and Ranchers

Organic farming has become one of the fastest growing segments of U.S. agriculture.*USDA Economic Research Service  
When Should You Update Your Plan?  If you are adding acreage, new crops or food products, you need to update your plan.  You also need to update your record keeping, and train your employees to ensure compliance and prevent common mistakes that jeopardize certification renewal.
Organic Concepts will take care of the details, so you can focus on the other aspects of growing high-quality crops and raising healthy livestock.

Organic farming has become one of the fastest growing segments of U.S. agriculture.*USDA Economic Research Service

Making the transition from conventional farming to certified organic is complex and challenging, and it’s easy to get lost. Whether you need to develop an Organic System Plan, or are concerned about passing your annual inspection, Organic Concepts experienced consultants can provide the support and direction you need.

Our experts have extensive greenhouse, farm and livestock operation experience in the US and internationally. Our detailed knowledge of the NOP certification requirements will help you successfully develop, implement or more effectively manage your organic program.

When Should You Update Your Plan?  If you are adding acreage, new crops or food products, you need to update your plan.  You also need to update your record keeping, and train your employees to ensure compliance and prevent common mistakes that jeopardize certification renewal.

Organic Concepts will take care of the details, so you can focus on the other aspects of growing high-quality crops and raising healthy livestock.


Organic Concepts will take care of the details, so you can focus on the other aspects of growing high-quality crops and raising healthy livestock.

 

Organic Concepts can help you:


Patti Bursten Deutsch
President and Senior Partner

“We’re extremely thorough. We can tell you what you need to know, and how to avoid the most common mistakes made by farm and livestock operations.”


To learn more about mistakes that could impact your organic certification, we recommend reading this informative overview developed by the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) 

www.mosesorganic.org/attachments/productioninfo/fsmistakes.htm

Client Testimonial

 

John Foster, Senior Manager of Organic Integrity


 

"I have been the fortunate recipient of Patti's well informed, conscientious, and professional counsel for well over a decade.

She has amassed a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the organic experience and has discovered the rare talent of bringing soundly realistic perspectives fully to bear on the idealism of the organic movement as it continues to evolve toward an industry.

Patti has a deep knowledge of organic principles and practices, and she consistently demonstrates her unwavering commitment to upholding the highest levels of organic integrity in her work.

Patti's robust understanding of organic regulations and their applicability has few peers, and I have highly recommended Patti and Organic Concepts to those who seek the assistance of the best and the brightest our organic community and industry has to offer'. 

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