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A ways to go: four-fifths of the way and counting

OTA and COTA would like to thank the following companies who pledged their support for the Annual Fund in the past two weeks: Alive Publishing Group Inc., Ash Street Organics Inc., Beland Organic, Bob Scowcroft, Caito Foods, CanMar Grain, Creative Salmon Company Ltd., Crofter’s Food Ltd., Field Farms Marketing Ltd., G.S. Haly Company, Heritage Organic [...]

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Thank you for standing up for organic

OTA would like to thank the following companies who pledged their support for the OTA Annual Fund in the past two weeks: Annie’s Inc., Horizon Organic/Silk, and Organic Valley/Organic Prairie, who supported with Leadership Circle support, as well as the following: A.V. Thomas Produce Inc., Advantage Sales & Marketing Inc., AgriSystems International, Alive Publishing Group [...]

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Help us keep the momentum

OTA’s Annual Fund makes up one-fifth of our trade association’s annual budget, but we are still $200,000 from our goal. Please consider making your pledge today to support critical programs essential to the growth of the organic sector.

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Be part of keeping OTA strong for you

OTA’s Annual Fund is in full swing. The Annual Fund provides nearly one-fifth of OTA’s annual budget—this funding allows OTA to continue to promote, protect, and position the organic sector for success. Thanks to the following donors who pledged their support this past week: Wholesome!™ who joined the Leadership Circle, Chelten House Products Inc., Clarkson [...]

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Critical support still needed for OTA’s Annual Fund

OTA would like to thank the following companies who pledged their support for the OTA Annual Fund this past week:  Elan/Natural Flavors (who joined the Leadership Circle), Access Organic Sales, I Love Produce LLC, Marroquin Organic International Inc., and RedWillow Organics. The Annual Fund makes up one-fifth of our trade association’s annual budget, but we [...]

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Connect with us at Expo West

OTA and The Organic Center look forward to offering opportunities to bring people together for business, networking, and socializing at Natural Products Expo West. Check out OTA’s website for details. While at Expo West, make sure to visit OTA in Booth #2724 on the trade show floor to chat with staff and learn more about [...]

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Delivering the organic message

There will be a members-only meeting from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the Santa Monica Room at the Hilton Anaheim to continue discussing how OTA and its members can get the organic message out to the public in the most effective, positive and compelling way, and to establish a regular dialogue with [...]

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Raise your voice for the industry check-off

Come join us Saturday, March 7, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Platinum Ballroom 1 at the Anaheim Marriot for GRO Organic: Raise your voice for the industry check-off. Thanks to the 2014 Farm Bill, USDA is now authorized to consider an application for a check-off program from the organic sector. OTA is currently reaching [...]

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Only Organic Breakfast and campaign update

OTA members and others are invited to a breakfast and an update on The Only Organic Campaign—which is changing the landscape of organic—to be held Friday, March 6, beginning at 7 a.m. at the Expo West Convention Center, Room 201A. Please RSVP to Katrina@onlyorganic.org.

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Fifteen-year vision, revised new bold steps among Board action

OTA’s Board of Directors met for its winter meeting and annual retreat in mid-January in Boulder, Colorado. The Board members had two very busy days of business meetings, strategic planning discussions, and networking with the diverse Colorado organic business community. They adopted a 15-year vision for OTA, established new Bold Steps for the association, and [...]

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