Painless Organic Certification


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2018.

Wendy Paulsen and Andrea Koller
Saturday Session II

Explore the process of organic certification for vegetable and field crops to make certification easier for you, your inspector, and your certifier. Learn how to complete an Organic System Plan and prepare for an inspection, and hear real-life examples of systems that work well. Come with questions!

Wendy Paulsen is an organic certification specialist and staff inspector for the MCIA Organic Program. For 10 years prior, she was an independent organic inspector and reviewer. Her main production experience is in produce, flowers, fruits, and poultry.

Andrea Koller and her husband own and operate 180 acres in LeSueur, Minn. They started farming corn and beans in 2004. In 2015 they decided to take a leap of faith and transition their crops to organic.