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Last call to nominate organic leaders

Want to recognize an organic leader or innovator but haven’t yet submitted a nomination for OTA’s 2016 Organic Leadership Awards? OTA is accepting nominations for these annual prestigious Organic awards that recognize organic individuals who have made a significant difference to organic agriculture, industry and trade. For 2016, the Award categories are Growing the Organic […]

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Sign up for organic cost share workshop

At OTA’s request, USDA is holding an information session and stakeholder workshop on the Organic Certification Cost Share Programs on Thursday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to noon Eastern at the USDA Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Room 108 A, in Washington, D.C. The objective is to share information on the current state of […]

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Organic Produce Summit to showcase $11 billion segment

Registration is now open for exhibitors, retailers and attendees for the inaugural Organic Produce Summit. This first-ever gathering for producers, handlers and other members of the organic produce community will be held July 13-14 at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, CA. The event will feature a series of educational sessions, speakers, networking opportunities and exhibits […]

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Be part of OTA activities at Expo West

We look forward to seeing many of you at Expo West this week, and hope you can take part in many of the OTA-organized activities. For instance, there will be two important opportunities to engage in the proposed Organic Check-off discussion. The first, on Thursday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.in Anaheim Marriott Grand Ballroom F, […]

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Join the natural claims discussion

OTA and members of its Natural Claims Task Force will be hosting a meeting Friday at noon Pacific time) San Simeon Room B Level 4 of the Hilton to provide membership with an opportunity to learn about our work and the position we are developing in preparation of submitting comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

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Not too late for Super Pass discount

OTA is a content partner for the “Cultivating Organic” track at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim next week. The program consists of seven conference sessions—each with an OTA or Organic Center staff or Board member participating. The sessions are: NOSB Update: Spotlight on Sunset List Organic Myth Busting: How Organic Will Feed the World […]

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Organic Check-off focus of two sessions

There are two important opportunities to engage in the proposed Organic Check-off discussion next week at Expo West. The first, on Thursday, March 10, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.in Anaheim Marriott Grand Ballroom F, is GRO Organic: The Time is Now! Join us to imagine what’s possible when we work together to grow organic. The […]

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Join 30+ OTA members to #FindOrganic at #ExpoWest

In conjunction with Natural Products #ExpoWest, OTA  is hosting a social media campaign encouraging attendees and exhibitors to #FindOrganic by posting photos of organic businesses and products on Instagram and Twitter, with extra points given to those who find OTA member businesses. For each photo shared, participants are entered to win an ultimate organic prize […]

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Receive a discount on Expo West Super Passes

OTA is a content partner for the “Cultivating Organic” track at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim March 9-11. The program consists of seven conference sessions—each with an OTA or Organic Center staff or Board member participating. The sessions are: NOSB Update: Spotlight on Sunset List Organic Myth Busting: How Organic Will Feed the World […]

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#FindOrganic at #ExpoWest

This year at Expo West, OTA will run a social media campaign encouraging attendees and exhibitors to #FindOrganic by posting photos of organic businesses and products on Instagram and Twitter, with extra points given to those who find OTA member businesses. Participants will be entered to win an “ultimate organic prize pack” full of organic […]

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