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School for Organic Processing Entrepreneurs – Getting your food product into retail stores

School for Organic Processing Entrepreneurs - Getting your food product into retail stores

APRIL 22, 2014 - Steps and strategies for working with retail stores. INSTRUCTORS: Matt D'Amour of Yumbutter; Kathleen Torbleau of Metcalfe's Market.

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Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge – entry deadline May 16

Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge - entry deadline May 16

Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge is a statewide challenge that invites foodies and aspiring chefs who have an innovative idea for a food business to enter a unique challenge to become Wisconsin's next great food entrepreneur.

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Organic Cost Share request for comments

The Ag Marketing Service (AMS) wants to know how the process of applying for organic cost share is working for you! The objective is to review the reporting burden and inform potential changes to how farmers and processors would apply for organic cost share funds in the future.

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New NOP data shows continued increase in organic operations

New NOP data shows continued increase in organic operations

The National Organic Program (NOP) of the USDA has finally released the data for their 2013 list of certified organic operations (it usually comes out in January).

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New OPI Fact Sheet Addresses Co-Packing

New OPI Fact Sheet Addresses Co-Packing

This OPI Fact Sheet takes a 'best practices' approach to presenting the most important aspects to understand about working with a co-packer, as well as...

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The Organic Processing Institute is here to help you navigate a path to successful organic processing in the Midwest. We help forge links among organic farmers and processors to ensure sustainable success. Whether you are a current processor or want to become one, we can help you thrive.