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MEMBERS & NETWORK AFFILIATES


The National Organic Coalition, (NOC) brings together diverse organic stakeholders to advance organic food and farming and to ensure that:

  • organic integrity is maintained

  • consumers’ confidence is preserved

  • policies are fair, equitable, and encourage diversity of participation and access

Membership is open by invitation to organizations representing the following stakeholder groups in organic: (1) farmers and farm organizations; (2) non-profit consumer, environmental and animal welfare organizations; 3) businesses dedicated to organic integrity.

NOC members develop policy positions using a consensus process and have representation with Members of Congress through NOC’s Policy Director, Steve Etka. NOC represents more than one million citizens, farms, and businesses through our member organizations.

NOC Member Organizations

NOC Network Affiliates

NOC works with farms, organizations, foundations, and businesses to build a network for information and action on federal organic policy issues. Network Affiliates receive action alert templates, regular updates, invitations to NOC events and conference calls, and materials that make it easy to engage in organic policy. Network Affiliates are NOT represented by NOC in lobbying activities with the Administration or on Capitol Hill and are not required to support all NOC positions.

Current Network Affiliates include:

  1. Alliance for Natural Health

  2. ASPCA

  3. Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

  4. CCOF

  5. Clif Bar

  6. Cuatro Puertas

  7. Dr. Bronners

  8. Farmer and the Cook

  9. Food Animal Concerns Trust

  10. Frey Vineyards

  11. Friends of the Earth

  12. Green America

  13. International Organic Inspectors Association

  14. Iowa Organic Association

  15. Kanalani Ohana Farm

  16. Lady Moon Farms

  17. Lakeview Organic Grain

  18. Michigan Organic Food and Farming Alliance

  19. Montana Organic Association

  20. OFARM

  21. Organic Materials Review Institute

  22. Once Again Nut Butter

  23. Oregon Tilth

  24. Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

  25. Straus Family Creamery

  26. Wild Farm Alliance

Please contact us if you would like to learn more about becoming a Network Affiliate.

NOC Advisors

In addition to our organization members, NOC retains a group of advisors to help assist in our planning, policy development and advocacy. Our current advisors include: Harriet Behar, Roger Blobaum, Lisa Bunin, Liana Hoodes, Urvashi Rangan, and Jim Riddle.