Document date: April 2019
David Granatstein and Elizabeth Kirby
Formerly with WSU-Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
In cooperation with Washington State Department of Agriculture, Oregon Tilth, and CCOF
Information about the current data on organic tree fruit area and production for Washington State, with some associated global and national data. Data come from various sources including certifiers [e.g., Washington St. Dept. of Agriculture (WSDA) Organic Program; Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO), California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)], The World of Organic Agriculture annual publication http://www.organic-world.net/index.html, USDA, Calif. Dept. Food and Agric. (CDFA), and industry sources [Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA), Wenatchee Valley Traffic Association (WVTA), Washington Growers Clearinghouse (WGCH), Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW)]. Data from WSDA were extracted on 12/26/2018.