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MOA's 14th Annual Conference and Member Meeting
This year's theme is: The Heartbeat of Organics: Stimulating the Pulse of our Producers, Consumers and Policymakers
December 1-3, 2016, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT

CONFERENCE AWARDS NOMINATIONS



The MOA Awards Committee is seeking your nominations for two awards to be presented at the Annual Conference in Bozeman.

The “Lifetime of Service” award will go to an organic producer, handler, retailer, researcher, service provider (or other) who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to organic agriculture in Montana. Previous recipients are: Barry Flamm (2006), Bob Quinn (2007), David Oien (2008), Jim Barngrover (2009), Laughing Water (2010), Steve and Cindy Baril (2011), Russ Salisbury & Elsie Tuss (2012), Judy Owsowitz (2013), Becky Weed (2014), and Wes Henthorne (2015).

A “Leadership in Organics” award will go to an organic producer, handler, retailer, researcher, service provider (or other) who demonstrates an on-going commitment to advancing the adoption, practice and success of organic agriculture in Montana. Previous recipients are: Jon Tester (2006), Jonda Crosby (2007), Mikel & Nancy Lund (2008), Jon & Amy Kvaalen (2009), Andre’ Giles (2010), Nancy Matheson (2011), Dave & Dee Turner (2012), Jeff Schahczenski (2013), Daryl and Linda Lassila (2014), and Ole Norgaard (2015).

Written nominations may be submitted by MOA members no later than November 15, 2016, by email or regular mail to: Judy Owsowitz, 6505 Farm to Market Rd, Whitefish MT 59937, phone (406) 862-6362, email terrapin@aboutmontana.net.

Please provide the following information with your nominations:
• Nominee’s Name, Address, Phone and Email
• Describe the nominee’s connection to organic agriculture (50 words or less)
• Why the nominee should receive the award

It is preferred that nominees be members of MOA, but Board Members cannot be nominated. Please include your contact information.

The Awards will be presented at the Conference on Friday, December 2, at 7:30 pm at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, MT.



Download the Conference registration form here. You can also pay online here.

Download the Sponsor Vendor sign up form here.



If you’d like more information or would like to volunteer, call Patti Gregerson at (406) 471-3452 or email her here.

If you’d like more information or would like to sign up as a vendor, advertiser or sponsor, call Susan Waters at (406) 274-4869 or email her here.


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