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Organic farmers and businesses are invited to participate in association’s international activities
January 19, 2021

Whether it’s on a zoom screen in Wisconsin or in an exhibit booth in Dubai, the Organic Trade Association will be showcasing American-produced organic products in 2021 to a wide and diverse international audience.

Study by Iowa State with The Organic Center finds important environmental benefits
January 19, 2021

People don’t always think about organic when it comes to the clothes we wear, the sheets and mattresses we sleep on, the personal care items we use, and the face masks we wear. But organic cotton is one of the most important choices we can make for the environment because it supports a healthy ecosystem and prevents the use of toxic synthetic chemicals.

New consolidation strengthens organic’s mission to build sustainable food system and fight climate change
January 11, 2021

The Organic Trade Association announced the Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA) has consolidated with the Organic Trade Association in a meaningful partnership that will strengthen the organic sector’s voice in climate policy and sustainability issues in 2021, and boost the sector’s efforts to create an environmentally friendly, sustainable food system.

January 11, 2021

The Organic Trade Association is pleased to announce that carbon management and sustainability expert Lisa Braun is joining the trade association as the Sustainability Technical Services Manager for the trade association’s new Sustainable Food Trade Action Council.

December 9, 2020

The Organic Trade Association released the following statement today on the reported choice of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under President-elect Joe Biden.

New forum enables members to collaboratively problem solve, supported by association’s expertise
November 16, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16, 2020) – The American organic produce sector is big and complex. It accounts for more sales than any other organic sector, and its production regions stretch across the United States reaping a dizzying array of fruits and vegetables.

Trade association collaborates with USDA on new course geared for certifiers and inspectors
October 28, 2020

Organic businesses wanting to prevent and fight fraud in their operations now have a full arsenal of fire power at their disposal: the Organic Trade Association’s groundbreaking Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions program and, now, with the help of the trade association, a complete fraud-fighting training package from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Organic producers and businesses from across the country to participate in ground-breaking event
September 17, 2020

The need to tackle urgent problems never goes away, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Responding to that need, the Organic Trade Association is putting into motion a Congressional fly-in unlike any it’s held in the past to address one of today’s most serious challenges – climate change.

Association also expands its benchmark program to non-members
September 9, 2020

Pipeline Food’s supply chain is complex and global. It stretches from the organic grains farmer in Minnesota to the organic soybean and corn producer in Argentina, and from the organic grain elevator in Canada to the organic oilseeds processor in India.