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The Organic Trade Association is a membership-based organization for the organic industry. We ensure that all parts along the organic value chain have a strong voice with government and the public. We bring farmers, processors, distributors, retailers and others together to promote and protect the growing organic sector. Members also receive the latest information and quick answers on organic regulations and standards in the U.S. and around the world.
The single most effective way you can address the range of critical issues facing your organic business is by joining the Organic Trade Association. OTA has promoted and protected the organic business community for thirty years. We have the strategic know-how to effectively address issues, both large and small, that impact your bottom line.  

OTA membership offers an investment with high returns:

  • Expert guidance and one-on-one advice on organic regulatory issues relating to your business
  • Timely and vital information on U.S. Organic Standards, NOSB and the National List
  • Opportunities to directly influence elected officials and advocate for organic priorities on Capitol Hill
  • Access the latest OTA market research to develop your business strategy 
  • Access to OTA’s key media relationships, proactive outreach strategies and fast and effective crisis communications
  • Exclusive marketing tools and directory listings to increase your visibility with current and potential customers and suppliers
  • Access international distribution channels through OTA’s global market programs and trade missions
  • Educational resources to inform your customers with OTA’s “Organic. It’s Worth It.” materials
  • Access to compelling evidence and talking points about the value of organic
  • Exclusive discounts on products and services through OTA member partnership arrangements 
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Contact OTA's membership team for more information about how joining OTA can help you grow your business and strengthen the organic sector.
Danielle Cote
Membership Manager
(202) 403-8633