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Be part of Organic Week in D.C.

Dubbed Organic Week in Washington by industry insiders, OTA’s signature policymaking event is comprised of three distinctly different days of activity, beginning with a day for members to conduct trade association business, an informative and thought-provoking policy conference, and a final day when members will take the organic message to legislators on Capitol Hill during hundreds [...]

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Organic newsmakers to keynote at OTA Policy Conference

The agenda for OTA’s Policy Conference is taking shape. The lineup of keynote policymakers includes: Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; Senator Patrick Leahy (one of the original authors of the Organic Foods Production Act),  Senator Jon Tester (a member of the Senate’s Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, and the only [...]

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House Organic Caucus briefing set for #OrganicWeekDC

The House Organic Caucus is a Congressional group that champions organic farmers and consumers by advocating for policies that advance organic. OTA has organized a briefing of this bipartisan council on Monday, April 13, ahead of its annual Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days. If you would like to participate in the briefing to share [...]

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A full week of advocacy in Washington

OTA’s Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days this year feature a diverse slate of activities. On Monday, April 13, OTA is organizing a briefing of the House Organic Caucus. Tuesday, April 14, is Member Business Day. Hosted at the Hall of the States, the day will include Board meetings for OTA and The Organic Center, [...]

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Connect with us at Expo West

OTA looks forward to connecting with you this week at Natural Products Expo West—at its booth (# 2724) on the trade show floor, in numerous educational sessions, at its International Briefing, during The Organic Center’s VIP Dinner, at a special “GRO Organic” industry check-off discussion and much, much more. Check out the activities listed in [...]

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Who wants dessert?

If you were planning on fighting for a spot at a hotel bar, we’ve got a way better plan for your Thursday night in Anaheim! The Organic Center’s 12th annual benefit dinner is officially sold out, but if you’re not one of the lucky 500 ticketholders, you can still join us for organic drinks and [...]

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GRO Organic: Are you ready to endorse an Organic Check-off?

Join OTA and the Organic Research and Promotion Program Steering Committee for an engaging discussion on the development of an Organic Check-off. Marty Mesh, Executive Director of Florida Organic Growers and Consumers will moderate a “fishbowl” discussion that will provide plenty of space for audience participation. The framework for an industry referendum on a dedicated [...]

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Just Label It event tickets still available

There’s one more event you won’t want to miss—a benefit for Just Label It to show strength for federal mandatory GMO labeling, to be held Saturday, March 7, starting at 8 p.m. at the Anaheim Marriott’s Platinum Ballroom. Register now for the Just Label It Benefit to be presented by New Hope Natural Media and eTown. [...]

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Be part of OTA activities at Expo West

OTA and The Organic Center will offer opportunities to bring people together for business, networking, and socializing at Natural Products Expo West. Check out OTA’s website for details, and stay tuned for another e-mail with calendar appointments with all of OTA’s activities. While at Expo West, make sure to visit OTA in Booth #2724 on [...]

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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 dialog with [...]

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