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Early bird discount ends July 15 for Awards Celebration

OTA’s annual Organic Leadership Awards Celebration will be held at the Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore, MD, September 16 from 6:30 to10 p.m.,  This memorable celebration will host OTA’s annual membership meeting and toast three inspirational leaders—honorees who will receive the Growing the Organic Industry, Rising Star, and Organic Farmer of the Year awards. […]

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Last chance to submit entry for OTA corporate tagline

Here is your last chance to submit an entry for OTA’s corporate tagline contest. The goal is to replace OTA’s current tagline—“Cultivating a strong organic industry since 1985”—with a fresh and forward-looking tagline. The OTA Board’s 15-Year Vision Task Force will narrow down the results and select (or adjust) their favorite tagline. The winning tagline […]

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Webinar on understanding organic labeling and other claims

Oregon Tilth (OTCO) will host a webinar on July 7 from noon to 1 p.m. Pacific Time on organic labeling requirements and other labeling claims. Join OTCO and OTA staff to learn about the intricacies of various label claims and how to ensure that your labels are compliant. Register for this free webinar online.

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Webinar to introduce produce marketing news

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is presenting a live interactive webinar on its Fruit & Vegetable News Organic Reporting on Thursday, July 16, from 2-3 p.m. EST. The free webinar will introduce its Fruit & Vegetable Market news, the scope of the agency’s organic reporting capabilities, and how to use AMS’ Market News Portal to […]

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Organic goes viral for 30 days in September

We hope you can join us September 1 – 30 in support of “Organic Myth-Busting Month“, our second annual social media festival in which OTA and its members unite to engage one-on-one with consumers, media and influencers over a common theme and mission to correct long-held myths and misconceptions about organic. Last year’s inaugural, 10-day […]

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Calling all sponsors, get your name in lights

Reserve your VIP seating and showcase your support of the 2015 Leadership Award winners at OTA’s Annual Leadership Awards Celebration.  This year, we will bring the organic community together to play with purpose at the Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore. Sponsor opportunities are available for as little as $2,500. Contact Amy Bovaird for more […]

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OTA meeting space available at Expo East

If your organic group or association would like to hold a meeting while in Baltimore for Natural Products Expo East, OTA may be able to offer you the complimentary use of a space at the Baltimore Convention Center. Contact Angela Jagiello for details.

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#BeeOrganic Twitter Party!

Join the conversation! Dr. Jessica Shade of The Organic Center and OTA are co-hosting a #BeeOrganic Twitter Party on pollinator health on Thursday, June 18, from 5 to 6 p.m. EST. We will be discussing how and why organic is bee-friendly agriculture. Follow us on Twitter and join the chat by using [hashtag] #BeeOrganic. One lucky participant who engages with our content […]

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Webinar on understanding organic labeling and other claims

Oregon Tilth (OTCO) will host a webinar on July 7 from noon to 1 p.m. Pacific Time on organic labeling requirements and other labeling claims. Join OTCO and OTA staff to learn about the intricacies of various label claims and how to ensure that your labels are compliant. Register for this free webinar online.

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Board nominations due by Thursday

In addition to a slate of candidates recommended by the OTA Board of Directors for the upcoming 2015 Board election, trade members may nominate additional members to run for election. Nominations, along with at least six “seconds” from OTA trade members, must be submitted by June 18 to Melissa Hughes, OTA’s Board President, in care […]

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