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Make an Impact

OTA’s members work together through networking, advocacy, and other initiatives to encourage and protect organic farming practices, and to share messages about the positive environmental and nutritional attributes of organic products with consumers, the media, and policymakers.


Tell USDA to publish the final rule on Origin of Livestock

Submit a unique comment or take 1 minute to submit a pre-written comment through our Advocacy Action Center.


Organic Week D.C.
June 8-10, 2020

If you have to choose just one organic event to attend in 2020, choose Organic Week in Washington, D.C.! Mark your calendars now to join us for a week of education, advocacy, and connection.


Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions Program

Organic Trade Association members may now voluntarily pre-enroll in an organic fraud prevention program to help minimize or eliminate organic fraud.


Meet your Board!

Meet the Organic Trade Association’s democratically- elected leadership.


And if you buy organic, you'll never have to

Download video and graphic assets to share with your social media networks.

The Organic Trade Association's mission is to promote and protect ORGANIC with a unifying voice that serves and engages its diverse members from farm to marketplace. OTA's vision is to grow ORGANIC to achieve excellence in agriculture and commerce, protect the environment and enhance community well-being.

Our priorities: healthy markets, successful farmers, expanded production.

We bring the U.S. organic industry to developing markets around the world.

We track market size, growth, and consumer perceptions on the nearly $50B U.S. organic sector.

We want more research, more technical assistance, and more education on organic.

Current Issues

Tell USDA to publish the final rule on Origin of Livestock before December 2, 2019.

Be an early adopter and pre-enroll to help eliminate organic fraud.

Learn more about how organic priorities fared in the 2018 Farm Bill.

Motion for summary judgment states USDA acted unlawfully in withdrawing livestock standards.

Find.Organic is a business directory for organic products and services. Users can search for ingredients or specific products by name, find organic businesses ranging from organic certifiers to business consultants and farming suppliers, and locate export-ready U.S. organic products, as well as organic fiber and textiles, personal care products, retailers, manufactured products, business services, and eco-friendly packaging. .

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.