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recognition. The 38-year-old was recently
named Grower of the Year, an award
sponsored by AGCO at the second annual
Organic Grower Summit.
" Thaddeus Barsotti exemplifies
the energy and innovation of a next
generation of organic producers that now
leads American agriculture, " CCOF CEO
Cathy Calfo said in a written statement.
" His family legacy is part of our legacy,
and his hard work and accomplishments
pave the way to our future. "
Today, Barsotti's brothers Noah and
Freeman are also involved with the
companies' ownership and leadership.
" My parents were hippies in the
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Barsotti named Organic Grower of the Year
Capay Organics is a 600-acre family farm in California's Yolo County. Photo: Bill Goidell
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Associate Editor
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And then he's also the co-CEO of Farm
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And in addition to those two roles,
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Those many responsibilities recently
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70s, " Barsotti said. " They were growing
whatever they could in season and hustling
it at farmers' markets and restaurants. "
Capay Organic was among the first farms
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Sacramento. His parents started selling
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" We're good at direct marketing, " Barsotti
said. " That's always been our niche. "
More growers are growing organically
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with which one can compete with larger
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become easier.
" Pest control and weed control are two
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