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Jim Riddle and his wife Joyce Ford own and manage Blue Fruit Farm in Winona, Minnesota. They were certified organic produce growers in the 1980’s, and helped found the thriving Winona, MN, Farmers Market. Jim and Joyce were organic inspectors for 20 years; founded the International Organic Inspectors Association in 1991; and co-authored the International Organic Inspection Manual, Organic System Plan, and inspection report templates. They have done organic work throughout the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Kenya, Dominica, Jamaica, Iran, and Australia. Jim serves as a Farmer representative.