This is a critical time for the organic sector. The Organic Trade Association’s Organic Week in Washington, D.C., May 9-11, is all about moving organic forward. Join us for 72-hours in the nation’s capital to work on solutions for the complex issues surrounding organic food and farming. We will focus on continuous improvement in organic, celebrate organic leaders, and work together to advance organic policy priorities.


Organic Week is a place of discovery, collaboration, and advocacy for farmers to retailers and everyone in between looking to help shape decisions that impact organic.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Confluences Programming & Lunch
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Leadership Awards Reception

Click here to view the detailed schedule for Confluences Day

The Organic Trade Association is partnering with The Organic Center to present the 2023 Organic Confluences: Reducing Plastics Along the Entire Organic Supply Chain. We’re bringing together scientists and industry experts for insightful panel discussions to help your business reduce plastics and create a more sustainable future for organic. Organic Confluences sessions will take place throughout the day on Tuesday and the morning of Conference Day on Wednesday.


Evening Reception
Join us Tuesday evening for our official conference welcome reception honoring this year’s Organic Leadership Awards Recipients. This is a can’t-miss night of celebration for the entire organic community.


Wednesday, May 10, 2023

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Confluences Programming Wrap-Up
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Policy Conference Programming & Lunch
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
PAC Fundraiser

Click here to view the detailed schedule for Conference Day

Conference Day will begin with Organic Confluences sessions focusing on how to reduce plastics along the organic supply chain, followed by afternoon keynotes discussing today’s critical organic issues and policy updates as we head into the 2023 Farm Bill cycle.


Evening Fundraiser
PAC supporters are invited to attend our Organic PAC fundraising on Wednesday night. Organic PAC is the only political action committee devoted to advancing organic’s voice with policymakers in our nation’s capital. Become a PAC supporter today.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Meetings on Capitol Hill

With the Farm Bill back on the Congressional agenda, this year’s Advocacy Day and hill visits are critical to the advancement of organic. Members will work in small teams to attend hundreds of pre-scheduled meetings across Capitol Hill advocating for our 2023 organic policy priorities to ensure responsive organic standards, thriving American farmers, and resilient supply chains.



The Yours Truly DC Hotel in Washington, D.C. is the Organic Week headquarters hotel where all activities will be based. Organic Week attendees will settle into this beautiful location to learn together and work together.

At this Bohemian-inspired space, you’ll find a D.C. hotel built and programmed like a home – accommodation, kitchen, warmth, and all. Perfectly situated near notable locales like Dupont Circle, Georgetown and Embassy Row. You will be steps away from award-winning restaurants and bars, recreational activities, and within walking distance of the National Mall.

Lodging is not included in event registration, and the on-site room block has been filled. You can make reservations directly with the Yours Truly Hotel.

We are committed to the safety of our attendees. No mandatory safety measures will be in place for attendance at this event, and CDC guidelines for health and safety protocol for in-person gatherings will be monitored closely.


Organic Week in Washington D.C. is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to gain strategic insights, new advocacy tools, and valuable personal connections. We’ll make the most of your time in D.C. with a series of meaningful events that build on each other over the course of the week. You’ll work side by side with other organic leaders to focus on the future of organic and have exclusive opportunities to connect with attendees and sponsors.

Join us for the event that unites the entire organic sector to take action on issues at the forefront of organic food, agriculture, and trade priorities.



OTA Members are invited to participate in the full lineup of programming planned for Organic Week D.C. The OTA Member registration track costs $699 and includes access to Confluences, Leadership Awards Reception, Conference Day, and Advocacy Day. 

If you are not yet an OTA Member, you are still invited to join us for Organic Week Programming but are not eligible to participate in Advocacy Day Hill Visit Meetings. The Non-OTA-Member registration costs $799 and includes access to Confluences, Leadership Awards Reception, and Conference Day.

Lodging is not included in event registration, but attendees are invited to make reservations for on-site lodging through our deeply discounted event room block.

If you have questions about registration packages to attend Organic Week programming, please contact Adrienne Messe.


There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available for this event, and we can also create custom sponsorship packages to meet your needs.

Sponsorship includes brand recognition on-site throughout Organic Week programming, digital recognition leading up to the event, and complimentary tickets to attend on-site in Washington D.C. Sponsor now to get the most recognition out of your sponsorship!

If you are interested in learning more about event sponsorship opportunities, contact Cassandra Christine.

Thank you to our generous sponsors

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