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 $43B U.S. organic sector.
The organic sector has petitioned USDA for an Organic Check-off program.
Read our draft comments to the Food Safety and Inspection Service before December 5.
OTA submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on organic claims.
For a complete run-down of votes and proposals, read OTA’s NOSB Summary Report.
The federal GMO labeling bill signed by President Obama includes important provisions for organic.
EcoFarm Conference will be held January 25-28, 2017 at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA.
OTA's CEO Laura Batcha will participate in a panel on the proposed Organic Check-off that will present opposing viewpoints on the topic and encourage audience participation.
The Organic Center will also be presenting on the following topics:
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.