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Industry “ambassador” named Member of the Year

OTA is honoring Steve Crider for his strong and consistent voice and active commitment to organic by selecting him as the trade association’s Member of the Year. Crider, who works for Amy’s Kitchen based in Petaluma, California, will be the first individual to receive the award. The award will be presented at OTA’s 2014 Annual […]

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All Things Organic keynote: State of the Organic Industry

OTA’s All Things Organic Conference, held in conjunction with Natural Products Expo East this week in Baltimore, MD, offers you the opportunity to hear directly from those making news in organic. The State of the Organic Industry, to be held Thursday from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., will be the keynote session, setting the stage with thought-provoking […]

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Tickets still available for Awards Celebration

With 300 organic visionaries in attendance, the kick-off Annual Awards Celebration event is your best bet to network and start the show off right. Join us for a fun and inspirational evening at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore this Wednesday. The entertaining program includes psychic readings, an interactive “social wall”, and a delicious […]

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Don’t miss the game!

Organic PAC donors will be at Camden Yards watching the Orioles take on the Red Sox from a private box. You too can kick back and enjoy the game and the company of your organic colleagues. Getting involved with Organic PAC is the single-most important way you, as an individual, can strengthen our voice in Washington, D.C. Contact Amy […]

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OTA Fiber Forum meeting at Expo East

OTA will hold a Fiber Forum meeting at Expo East on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to noon EDT. Join us in Room 302 to learn about OTA’s efforts concerning organic fiber. The meeting will specifically focus on the recent updates to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS 4.0), and OTA’s recent efforts urging […]

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Get your tickets for OTA’s awards celebration

Join us to celebrate three outstanding visionaries by attending OTA’s Annual Leadership Awards Celebration  from 6:30 – 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore in conjunction with Natural Products Expo East. Receiving Leadership Awards during the evening will be Marty Mesh, Executive Director of Florida Certified Organic Growers and […]

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Thought-provoking State of the Organic Industry discussion among offerings at Expo East

State of the Organic Industry The State of the Organic Industry panel at this year’s All Things Organic Conference will bring a diverse group of influencers together to discuss the current and future state of organic.   Moderator: Samuel Fromartz,  Author & Editor-in-Chief, Food & Environment Reporting Network Anne Alonzo, Administrator, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service […]

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Session to look at U.S.-Canada organic equivalence

Among the All Things Organic sessions at Natural Products East will be one exploring the future of the U.S.-Canada organic equivalence arrangement. Canada is the U.S.’s foremost organic trading partner due in no small part to the ground-breaking equivalence arrangement signed between the two nations in 2009. It was the first such equivalency arrangement worldwide […]

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Get your tickets for OTA’s awards celebration

Join us to celebrate three outstanding visionaries by attending OTA’s Annual Leadership Awards Celebration  from 6:30 – 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore in conjunction with Natural Products Expo East. Receiving Leadership Awards during the evening will be Marty Mesh, Executive Director of Florida Certified Organic Growers and […]

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International trade briefing

Don’t miss out on a dynamic international trade briefing and discussion planned from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, September 19, in Room 303 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Join Bob Anderson (OTA’s International Trade Advisor), Monique Marez (OTA’s Senior International Trade Manager), and Nate Lewis (OTA’s Senior Crops and Livestock Specialist) for an update on […]

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