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NOP to upgrade list of certified organic operations

NOP to upgrade list of certified organic operations

The National Organic Program (NOP) announced an initiative this week that will upgrade the current "list of certified operations." According to their announcement, the NOP is seeking "capabilities information" from vendors to support and develop a new Organic Integrity Database (OID).

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Midwest Food Processors Association Convention 2014

Midwest Food Processors Association Convention 2014

Dec. 2-4, 2014 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI will have a large tradeshow of service providers and workshop sessions, including OPI's Jenny Buckley speaking about Organic System Plans.

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2015 GrassWorks Annual Grazing Conference

The 23rd Annual GrassWorks Grazing Conference will be held January 15-17, 2015 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

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(L to R) Justin Smith, Kathleen Batalden Smith, Deb Batalden, and Phil Batalden on the Batalden family farm.

Case study: Omega Maiden Organic Camelina Oil

Camelina is a unique crop, also known as false flax. Typically grown in the upper Midwest for biofuel production, it has some very healthy attributes as a culinary oil...

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Kalona SuperNatural is a regional organic dairy brand to watch

Operating out of Kalona, Iowa, Kalona SuperNatural prides itself on the fact that they know the farm families they work with, and that those families are invested in the integrity and quality of the products.

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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.