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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.

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.


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.

Organic Trade Association unveils blueprint to advance organic in climate change policy
August 20, 2020

The threat that climate change poses to our world, our ecosystem and our health demands bold policy solutions, and, as the devastating impacts of a warming Earth mount, the push for the development of robust and comprehensive federal climate policy is gaining traction.

August 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 4, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has recognized the Organic Trade Association’s Organic Fraud Prevention Solutions as an example of an effective private initiative to prevent fraud in the organic supply chain.

International buyers can come to your home … virtually
July 30, 2020

Organic exporters will be able to “travel” to Asia, Europe and other spots around the globe from the comfort of their kitchen tables in September.