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Founded in 1974, Oregon Tilth is a nonprofit organization that certifies farmers as well as landscape professionals nationwide. Oregon Tilth actively promotes a more sustainable approach to landscaping via the Organic Landcare program. Through examinations and extensive training, landscapers can become accredited as an Oregon Tilth Organic Landcare professional. Periodically, the Organic Landcare program offers Peer Learning Sessions to share knowledge and techniques among industry professionals. On July 22nd, Oregon Tilth presented an organic land care peer learning session on the campus of Lewis and Clark College. Suzie Spencer, arborist and ground steward for Lewis and Clark College, led a tour of the campus, highlighting unique landcare features along the way.