OTA provides advocacy and analysis to advance organic food and farming.
OTA brings the U.S. organic industry to developing markets around the world.
OTA tracks market size, growth rates, and consumer perceptions on the $39B U.S. organic sector.
The organic sector has petitioned USDA for an Organic Check-off program.
Join thousands of certified organic operations who are voicing their support for an Organic Check-off.
Task Force members will advise OTA on the benefits and risks of a program for producers.
Comment period opens November 12. Join OTA's newly-formed task force on this issue.
Open to OTA members interested in collaborating on organic fiber and textiles issues.
The 13th Annual Montana Organic Association (MOA) Conference, "Cultivating Soils, Opportunities and Relationships,"will be held December 3-5 at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman, Montana. OTA's Senior Crops and Livestock Specialist, Nate Lewis, will be speaking on regulatory updates, the Organic Check-off program, and national organic policy issues on December 4th. Please contact Nate to learn more.
The Organic Trade Association Board of Directors and Clif Bar invite you to attend a free regional meeting and mixer for the San Francisco Bay Area organic community on Tuesday, January 12, at Clif Bar Headquarters in Emeryville, California. This event is held in conjunction with OTA's winter board meeting; it's a great opportunity to meet and engage with our organization's full board. We'll kick off the event with a tour of Clif Bar's 115,000 square foot LEED Platinum certified headquarters. Then we'll gather for a roundtable discussion about challenges and opportunities for organic farm producers and food processors in the region. We'll end the evening with a hosted reception featuring local organic fare. Resister now!
Experience a winning combination of good food, good company, and good science at the biggest, and best, business networking dinner at Expo West. The event will take place Thursday March 10 at the Marriott Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Come to meet old friends and make new ones, to be inspired and entertained, and to enjoy a fantastic organic meal – all in support of The Organic Center. You can count on a thought-provoking program and some great entertainment. With hundreds of attendees expected, you are guaranteed to connect with colleagues and organic industry leaders.
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.