Thaddeus Barsotti of home-delivery service Farm Fresh To You is the recipient of the Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year award.
Barsotti will receive the honor Dec. 13 at the summit. California Certified Organic Farmers and the Organic Produce Network will honor the long-time grower with as Grower of the Year, sponsored by AGCO, according to a news release.
The Organic Grower Summit is Dec. 12-13 in Monterey, Calif.
Barsotti is co-CEO of Farm Fresh To You, a community-supported agriculture delivery service providing local organic produce to residences in California. He also leads farm management for Capay Organic and is active in growing more than 60 varieties of organic fruits and vegetables, according to the release.
“Capay Organic is honored to receive this award and would like to pass on the credit and a special ‘thank you’ to the individuals who have kept us farming organically for over 40 years — our customers and family of dedicated employees,” Barsotti said in the release.
More than 1,000 attendees and 90 exhibitors are expected at the second annual Organic Growers Summit.