The annual All Things Organic convention at Chicago's McCormick Place began June 15-16 and will continue June 17-18, with The Packer providing live coverage of the show on its Web site,, and, for the first time ever, via Twitter.

The Packer to cover organic convention live via Web site, Twitter

Dan Galbraith, The Packer's sections editor, will cover the show, providing breaking news updates using both and The Packer's Twitter account,

Galbraith will cover key industry speeches relating to organic fresh produce, along with related educational seminars and company news live from the show floor.

The convention began with June 15-16 Organic Trade Association board meetings and related industry meetings, along with an organic retail tour. The Welcome Happy Hour event is set to start at 5 p.m. on June 16.