Road Map to Organic Certification


Workshop audio recording from the 2017 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


Harriet Behar
Friday Session III

Certification gives you access to the valuable organic label and expanding market. Learn how to navigate the certification process and requirements for land management, seeds, planting stock, pest management, plus harvest, storage and sales for field crops, vegetables and fruits. Also learn about organic livestock rules and basic rules for processing value-added organic products. Get practical tools to help you maintain records and implement required activities on your farm.

Harriet Behar, MOSES Organic Specialist, worked 16 years as an organic inspector, and currently serves on the National Organic Standards Board. She and her husband have a 216-acre certified organic farm where they grow vegetables for wholesale and direct-to-consumer bedding plants.