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