The long-awaited 2nd edition of Organic Farming on the Prairies contains new information and presents an expanded vision of the rapidly-growing organic industry.
SOD Board of Directors would like to invite all organic producers to attend the 2014 SOD Annual General Meeting. There will be an opportunity to visit with other organic producers, listen to our 2 guest speakers and participate in the discussion on proposals for stable funding for the organization.
Meeting Location: Station 20 West, 1120 20th St. West, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M 0Y8
There are parking spots in front of the library on the north east side of the building that are posted as Station 20 West parking. You may also park along 20th street in front of the building and in the parking lot on the west side of the building across from Avenue L.
Time: Registration and coffee will begin at 9 a.m., business meeting begins at 10.
Lunch will be catered by CHEP Good Food Inc.. It will include chili, bannock, and fruit salad. The cost is $10.00 which will be collected at the AGM registration.
Guest Speakers: SOD would like to welcome Mark Pickard, InfraReady Products (1998) Limited as the guest speaker for the event.
SOD would also like to welcome Ted Zettel, President of the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC). Ted will be travelling from Ontario to SOD AGM to give an update on the OFC Annual General Meeting that took place in Barrhead, AB on February 28th.
All members, past members and guests are invited to the event
Location: Gallagher Centre, 455 Broadway St. West Yorkton, SK
Coffee at 9 AM, Business Meeting begins at 10 AM
As well as the business agenda, there will be 2 guest speakers:
BioFert Manufacturing Inc. from Langley BC produces granulated and liquid products. These organic blends were applied on their farm at Truax in 2013. A representative will be speaking on the benefits of their products.
Garry Johnson, SOD Board Director, will be speaking on the need for stable funding for the Saskatchewan Organic Directorate (SOD).
Karen Bailey’s report on Phoma Bioherbicide and its implications for controlling weeds, such as wild mustard, will be available.
Please RSVP to Dave Cook by March 13th if you will be attending. They need numbers for the noon meal. Phone # 306-782-1852.
The Western Canadian Organic Business Directory is a partnership between Organic Alberta, Saskatchewan Organic Directorate (SOD), Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) & Certified Organic Association of British Columbia (COABC). The directory lists all companies that provide services or processed products to businesses in the organic sector. From the producer to the retailer, the directory connects the Western Canadian organic sector.