April 27-29 All Things Organic Expo. Chicago. Visit for details.


July 29 New England Produce Council’s Annual Golf Tournament. Sterling Country Club, Sterling. Call 781-273-0444 or e-mail for details.


December 9-11 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo. Grand Rapids. For more information, visit

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April 25-26 Organic Beekeeping Workshop. Pfeiffer Center, Chestnut Ridge. For more information, contact Carol Rosenberg at 845-352-5020 ext. 20 or visit


April 13 Ohio Nut Growers Association’s Spring Meeting. Mansfield. Visit for details.


September 5-6 13th Annual Chile Pepper Food Festival. Bowers. Visit for details.


April 19 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Spring Management. North Westminster. Register by calling 603-756-9056 or e-mail

May 10 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Queens, Pollen & Swarm Control. North Westminster. Register by calling 603-756-9056 or e-mail

July 12 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Honey, Wax, Mites and Foulbrood. North Westminster. Register by calling 603-756-9056 or e-mail

September 13 Beekeeping Workshop with Charles Andros: Winter Preparations. North Westminster. Register by calling 603-756-9056 or e-mail


April 15-17 Polish Your Rising Stars: Natural Foods Leadership and Retail Training Seminar. La Crosse. For more information or to register, go to


April 24-30 Interpak 2008 International Trade Fair for Packaging and Confectionary Machinery. Dusseldorf, Germany. Call 312-781-5180 or visit for details.

April 26-29 Global Food & Style Expo. McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Visit for details.

May 4-7 United Fresh Produce Association Convention & Expo. Las Vegas, Nev. Visit or call Hector Ranero at 202-303-3400 for details.

June 16-20 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress: Culti-vate the Future. Modena, Italy. Visit to learn more.

July 16-19 National Onion Association Summer Convention. Pasco, Wash. Call 970-353-5895 or visit to learn more.

July 25-26 Chestnut Growers of America Annual Meeting. Chico, Calif. Contact Ray Young at 360-887-3669 or visit to learn more.

August 4-8 9th International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Envi-ronmental Physiology in Orchard Systems. Geneva, N.Y. Call 315-787-2288 or visit to learn more.

August 10-13 Northern Nut Growers Association 2008 Annual Meeting. College Station, Texas. Visit for details.

August 10-14 Potato Associ-ation of America 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference. Buffalo, N.Y. For more information, visit

August 21-22 U.S. Apple Outlook and Marketing Con-ference. Chicago, Ill. For more information, visit

September 7-10 19th International Pepper Conference. Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Atlantic City, N.J. Questions? Contact Dr. Wesley Kline by phone at 856-451-2800 or e-mail

September 9-12 United Fresh Produce 2008 Washington Public Policy Conference. Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Angela Bezon at 202-303-3416 or visit

September 29-October 3 6th International Conference on Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products. Bonn, Germany. Visit to learn more.

October 24-27 Produce Marketing Association’s 2008 Fresh Summit International Convention & Expo. Orlando, Fla. For details, visit

November 2-4 International Irrigation Show. Anaheim, Calif. For details, visit

November 30-December 2 2008 International Spinach Conference. San Antonio, Texas. Contact Larry Stein at 830-278-9151 or for details.