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Farmstead Membership

Organic farms are the foundation of the organic industry
Calling all organic farmers, growers and ranchers: join OTA in our efforts to promote and protect organic food and farming!
If you are a small- to medium-sized organic farm and already have a membership in one of the organizations allied with OTA’s Farmers Advisory Council, you can become a direct member of OTA for only $50.00! Farmstead members receive full OTA membership benefits and a vote in OTA Board of Directors elections. Take advantage of this opportunity, and for less than the cost of a tank of diesel fuel, you can have a direct role in making OTA the best trade association it can be for the full spectrum of certified organic operations.

Stay Current on Changing Regulations

  • Get timely news and expert analysis of the changes to organic regulations that will affect your business
  • Access OTA’s expert regulatory staff on issues you face as a small farmer

Amplify the Voice of Small Farmers

  • Influence OTA national policy work to better support the needs of small farmers
  • Receive a direct link to OTA’s government relations staff in Washington, D.C.
  • Benefit from timely and streamlined processes to get your comments heard by regulators

Bring OTA Back Home

  • Have OTA support at your regional organic farming organization’s annual event
  • Highlight your small farm through OTA’s key media relationships and proactive outreach

You can directly access OTA resources and expertise with an affordable Farmstead membership. OTA’s membership category is for small-scale organic farmers with annual organic sales less than $250,000 who are also current members of one of the participating organizations in OTA’s Farmers Advisory Council. 

Laura Holm

Legislative and Farm Policy Associate

(202) 539-1375