July 16, 2019 – Reflecting the robust growth in sales of organic produce, the 4th annual Organic Produce Summit held in Monterey last week attracted more than 1,600 participants and 148 exhibitors—doubling in size since it launched in 2015.
The event provides a good opportunity for organic produce buyers and sellers to mingle and it offered lots of food for thought from two inspiring keynote speakers: organic activist Robyn O’Brien and renowned chef Dan Barber.
In a riveting and emotional presentation, O’Brien told the story of how she went from being a high-powered corporate financial analyst to an advocate for clean and healthy food.
For her, the a-ha moment came when her daughter had an allergic reaction to standard American breakfast foods. Her analytical skills kicked in at that point and led … Read More