How you can help protect organic farming

How you can help protect organic farming

Email your representatives about the 2012 Farm Bill  to ensure they remember the importance of organic while making these tough budget decisions.

Please help defend the small, but critical, programs that support hard-working, committed organic businesses going the extra mile to bring healthy, delicious, and responsible organic food to your plate.

In order to reach deficit reduction requirements, Members of Congress are currently facing the daunting task of determining unprecedented spending cuts. While the funding for organic programs is miniscule in regards to the overall budget, everything is under scrutiny.

We need your help. Please email your elected federal officials and make sure they remember the importance of organic while making these tough budget decisions. Go here for a form letter you can e-mail your senators and representatives within minutes.

About The Organic Trade Association (OTA)

The OTA is the membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America. OTA’s mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy. OTA envisions organic products becoming a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people's lives and the environment. 

OTA represents businesses across the organic supply chain and addresses all things organic, including food, fiber/textiles, personal care products, and new sectors as they develop. Over sixty percent of OTA trade members are small businesses.

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