Register Now: Certified Naturally Grown Workshop

Register Now: Certified Naturally Grown Workshop

Are you interested in learning how to become Certified Naturally Grown (CNG)? If so, this workshop is for you!

NCAT Horticulture Specialists Guy Ames and Luke Freeman will lead a three-hour Certified Naturally Grown Workshop on Thursday, October 24 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. The event will take place at Cobblestone Farm, 1210 N. 54th Ave., in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Guy and Luke will explain how to become Certified Naturally Grown and will demonstrate what a CNG farm inspection includes. In addition, they’ll talk about:

  • Why become Certified Naturally Grown?
  • How does CNG compare to Organic Certification?
  • What are the requirements for CNG?

The workshop is free, but attendees must register. Register online at The workshop will include presentations as well as a mock CNG inspection in the field. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and farm-appropriate shoes.

For more information about the workshop, please contact Luke Freeman at 479-587-3478 or email

This workshop is supported by Assistance Agreement No. NE-01F54801-0 awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Additional Resources

Can’t make the workshop? You can find information about CNG at

For information about USDA organic certification, see the Organic Farming section of ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture’s website. And as always, our ATTRA specialists can also answer your questions about CNG, becoming certified organic, and other many other agriculture topics! Call 1-800-346-9140 or email

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