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.
NOSB is accepting public comments on proposals through Oct. 8 to be discussed at its fall meeting.
Open to OTA members interested in collaborating on organic fiber and textiles issues.
OTA is participating in the World’s Fair 2015 “Food 2.0” in the USA Pavilion October 5-9. A collaboration with the U.S. Department of State and the James Beard Foundation, this one-of-a-kind pavilion features a vertical farm, interactive exhibitions, and daily programming all about our food system. OTA will lead a symposium on women in organic agriculture, organic agriculture and technology, and survey consumers and buyers about their opinions on USDA certified organic products. Contact Monique Marez with questions and follow @organictrade on Twitter for updates from Milan. Learn more about our esteemed panelists.
The Fall 2015 National Organic Standard Board (NOSB) meeting will be held in Stowe, Vermont from October 26-29. Contact Gwendolyn Wyard and check back often as details unfold to learn more about the meeting.
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. The evening will start with a cocktail hour and end with entertainment— so you can count on plenty of time to connect with friends, colleagues, and the industry’s leading innovators.
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.