Led by Farmer-Poet Jonas Stoltzfus with a special tribute to Pennsylvania’s organic farmers.
4:30 pm — Keynote Address
Tom Beddard of Lady Moon Farms, PCO’s Founding President: Keynote address on “20 Years of Organic Farming: What’s next?”
5 pm — Founding Farmer Awards
Russell Redding, Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture, presents 20-Year Awards to founding farmers.
5:30 pm — Celebration of Life
Organic community members commemorate the life of Roy L. Brubaker, founding farmer of PCO, Tuscarora Organic Growers and Village Acres Farm and Foodshed.
This session will flow directly from the Founding Farmer awards. Roy’s family will be presented with the final award and then we will have remarks from the Brubaker Family and 2 long-time organic farmers