ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH FOUNDATION- lunch honoring Organic Pioneers & Future Innotvators

February 18th, 2013 by Linda Elbert

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Anaheim Convention Center, Ballrooms C&D

Please join us this year in Honoring Organic Pioneers and Future Innovators. This is our 16th annual event – a long standing tradition that kicks off Natural Products Expo West.

We are thrilled to welcome our keynote speaker Karri Stroh, longtime organic farmer and Executive Director of the Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society. Karri will share her insight on what it means to be an organic farmer in today’s world and how our community can best support organic production in meeting tomorrow’s needs.

Our Chef will be Chris Blobaum, who will bring his extraordinary talent to fruition with a menu that mixes up timeless classic organic selections with new and innovative culinary creations of today’s organic meals.

Join a gathering of more than 300 leaders in the organic industry to Celebrate the American Organic Family Farmer! Anyone who is interested in the promotion and growth of organic agriculture in America may attend. Proceeds go to Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF). When an organic farmer succeeds, we all thrive!

Farmers Celebration Meal
Chef: Chris Blobaum
Welcome Reception
Limoncello Spritzer
Kombucha Wine Spritzer
Chickpea Hummus
Edamame Hummus
Flatbreads, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Smoked Paprika
Seasonal Vegetable Crudités
Butter Lettuce, Wild Arugula, Fennel, Gala Apple, Pomegranate, Passion Fruit Vinaigrette
Little Gem Salad with Breakfast Radishes and Green Goddess Dressing
Chilled Asparagus with Sesame
Dad’s Quick Pickled Garden Cucumbers
Roasted Chicken Legs with Wild Mushrooms, Butter Beans and Country Ham Jus
Loin of Pork with Maple-Scented Turnip Puree, Kumquat Marmalade & Sage
Shoulder of Spring Lamb, Farro, Heirloom Carrots, Olive Relish
Warm Chocolate Pudding Cake
Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake
Rose Geranium Chantilly Cream
Red Velvet Cake Pops
Organic Coffee, Teas and Herbal Teas
For complete show information for Natural Products Expo West, visit

Contact Event Manager Cilla Parkison at 831.236.9037 or

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