Organic Connections

Organic Connections

Organic Connections

Organic Connections

Organic Connections

Organic Connections

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Organic HeroesCelebrating the Organic Sector on the Prairies

Organic Heroes

Pat Godhe

Organic AdvocatewellPat Godhe

Honoured at Organic Connections 2012

Pat Godhe has been an active member of the Saskatchewan organic farming community for over 50 years. She was a founding member of the group that later became OCIA Chapter #6, and was actively involved in the Loehr Organic Project at St. Peter’s College, Muenster. She was also a founding member of the board and the first president of the Sask. Organic Industry Development Council, (precursor to the Sask. Organic Directorate (SOD)). As a board member of SOD, she was integral to the overwhelming success of the Food Miles Campaign.

Dr. Martin Entz BSc, MSc, PhD

Organic ResearcherMartin Entz

Honoured at Organic Connections 2012

For over 30 years, Dr. Martin Entz has been contributing valuable research to improve organic farming systems.  Dr. Entz is a highly regarded researcher at the University of Manitoba who actively studies organic cropping systems, including crop rotational benefits, green manure termination methods and timing, intercropping and long term organic versus conventional production systems. He is the founder of the Natural Systems Agriculture at the University of Manitoba, which explores cropping systems based on processes found in nature-specifically the natural grassland ecosystem of prairie Canada.

Gordon Hamblin

Organic Standards and Regulation Pioneer

Honoured at Organic Connections 2010