OTA provides the critical trade association roles of watch dogging, advocacy, and expert analysis to advance organic food and farming.
OTA creates new markets for organic products through international promotions, exporter education, business to business connections, and trade negotiations.
OTA tracks market size, growth rates, profitability, distribution channels and evolving consumer perceptions about the $35 billion organic sector.
OTA is facilitating the conversation about a program to fund organic research and promotion. Why? Because we can’t leave consumers guessing!
The MOSES (Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service) Conference will be held Feb 26-28, 2015, in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The MOSES Conference is the largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming. Every February this event draws more than 3,000 farmers, advocates, educators, students, and others to the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., for educational workshops, inspiring keynote speakers, and a two-floor Exhibit Hall open exclusively to conference attendees.
Natural Products Expo West will be held March 5-8, 2015 in Anaheim, CA. The Organic Trade Association and The Organic Center are looking forward to a number of opportunities to bring people together for business, networking, and socializing at Natural Products Expo West—one of the primary annual gathering places for the organic sector.
The Organic Center’s Annual VIP Dinner is the organic sector’s premier executive-level event at Natural Products Expo West. With over 500 attendees expected, you won’t want to miss the largest organic business networking event in Anaheim.
At the celebratory dinner, thought-provoking keynote speakers will discuss the intersections of food, farming, science and politics. A celebrity-chef-designed menu will feature delicious appetizers, delectable main courses and mouthwatering desserts made with the finest organic ingredients.
The Canada Organic Trade Association promotes the organic sector, educates the public and protects organic product integrity. COTA raises public awareness of the diverse Canadian organic industry through initiatives like national Organic Week and the Think Before You Eat consumer campaign. Member participation ensures that COTA will continue to be a strong voice for organic—to governments, consumers and the media.
The Organic Center is a trusted, go-to source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming. As a non-profit research and education organization, The Center covers up-to-date studies on sustainable agriculture and health, and collaborates with academic and governmental institutions to fill gaps in the current knowledge base about the many benefits of organic food and farming.