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Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East continues to be the East Coast's leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, attracting over 28,000 industry professionals and 1,900 exhibits to the Baltimore Convention Center, September 11-14, 2019. 

Date: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00 to Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 16:00

Organicology

Organicology 2019 will be taking place February 14 -16 in Portland, OR. With intensive training sessions, workshops, world class keynote speakers, amazing entertainment and networking, Organicology is a conference of its own class. Organicology seeks to bring all of the stakeholder groups to the table to not only develop skills in their own areas of activity but to gain exposure to the challenges and accomplishments of those in other areas of the trade and movement. Each day of Organicology offers different opportunities to learn.

Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 17:00

EcoFarm Conference

The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) will present the 39th annual EcoFarm Conference January 23 - 26, 2019 in Pacific Grove, CA - Featuring over 70 workshops, intensives, keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, seed swap, awards banquet, live entertainment, mixers, and organic culinary fare. Workshops offer practical and cutting edge information on crop production, livestock, soil health, marketing, distribution, and food systems.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:00 to Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 17:00

Organic Week in Washington, D.C.

Can't make it to Organic Week this year? We're going LIVE on Facebook for select sessions from the Bold Ideas and Critical Conversations confernce. RSVP to be notified when we're live. 

Date: 
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 15:00

Lawsuit against USDA to defend organic advances

In Brief: Organic Livestock + Poultry Practices Rule

  • The continued success of the organic sector demands that organic standards be robust, consistent and clear in order to stay meaningful.

National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Fall Meeting

The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) typically meets twice per year in various locations around the United States. During meetings, the NOSB listens to public comments, discusses agenda items, and then votes in a public forum. Detailed meeting information, including agendas, locations, proposals, and public comments will be posted below as it becomes available. All meetings are free and open to the public.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 08:30 to Friday, October 26, 2018 - 18:00

Consumer Federation of America’s 41st Annual National Food Policy Conference

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) is an association of non-profit consumer organizations that was established in 1968 to advance the consumer interest through research, advocacy, and education. For 41 years, the National Food Policy Conference has been a Washington institution and a unique collaboration between consumer advocates, the food industry and government.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 08:00 to Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:30

Position on GMO Labeling Standard

RESPONSE TO THE NATIONAL BIOENGINEERED FOOD DISCLOSURE STANDARD

Organic Trade Association deeply disappointed in USDA final GMO labeling rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 20, 2018) – The Organic Trade Association is deeply disappointed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final GMO labeling rule and calls on companies to voluntarily act on their own to provide full disclosures on their food products about GMO content.

Farmers Advisory Council Fly-In

The Organic Trade Association’s Farmers Advisory Council (FAC) is organizing a farmer fly-in scheduled for November 28-30.  FAC’s goal during this event is to meet with members of the Senate and House Ag Committee to discuss the upcoming Farm Bill.  Meetings are also expected to be scheduled with USDA, White House, and other DC-based Ag groups to discuss issues of concern to organic farmers.

For more information contact Allison Rice, Engagement Coordinator. 

Date: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 08:00 to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 17:00

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