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Leaders will explore impact of organic produce sales on overall produce growth
June 9, 2014

What does it mean for fresh fruit and vegetable sales that almost a quarter of the carrots now being purchased in U.S. grocery stores are organic? What impact does the promotion of organic agriculture have on the overall fresh produce market?

Farmers Advisory Council meets with stakeholders to problem-solve
May 22, 2014

The voice of organic farmers rang loud and clear at this year’s Organic Trade Association’s Annual Policy Conference in discussions convened by OTA’s new Farmers Advisory Council (FAC) on how to address increasing concerns over short supplies in the rapidly expanding organic sector.

Organic Trade Association members gain inspiration from one nation’s path to organic
May 21, 2014

The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan may be one of the smallest nations in the world, but its recent decision to convert its agricultural production entirely to organic could have enormous implications for agricultural practices around the globe.

May 21, 2014

Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan was awarded the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) Public Servant Award on Wednesday for her outstanding and critical support of the organic industry throughout her career.

Fast-growing organic industry sees big opportunities, challenges
May 20, 2014

Key players in the North American organic industry will find a full plate of issues to digest when they gather in Washington, D.C. for the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) Annual Policy Conference on Wednesday, May 21.

New survey shows organic sales jump nearly 12% in 2013 to a new record
May 14, 2014

American consumers have not had their fill of organic products yet.

Deadline for 2014 submissions is May 30
May 12, 2014

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is currently accepting nominations for its annual prestigious Organic Leadership Awards, which recognize organic heroes who have made a significant difference to organic agriculture, industry and trade.

May 8, 2014

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has taken another important step in expanding the message and critical story of organic products to the public by hiring accomplished writer and editor Maggie McNeil as its Director of Media Relations. 

Crops and livestock expert will develop organic producer engagement
April 9, 2014

Nathaniel (Nate) Lewis this past week joined the staff of the Organic Trade Association (OTA) as its Senior Crops and Livestock Specialist. Lewis most recently served as Organic Certification Coordinator at the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s (WSDA’s) Organic Program.

March 12, 2014

The Organic Center’s (The Center’s) Annual VIP Dinner, held Friday evening, March 7, in conjunction with Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA, raised over $500,000 for the work of the non-profit research and education organization.