Rodale Institute Announces Organic Farmers Association

Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

Now we are pleased to offer every organic certifier’s organic clients a one-time, introductory membership fee to Rodale Institute's Organic Farmers Association for only $25! This is a savings of $75 and will only be available for the first year of membership.

Why are we doing this? Because we believe so strongly that this is the direction we need to go as organic farmers. For 70 years the Rodale Institute has been providing the world with the most trusted and valued information on organic agriculture. Isn't it then only fitting that we take this role to the next level and help create a robust association for organic farmers, by organic farmers from the most trusted name in organic in the country?

What will you receive for their $25 membership fee (normally $100)?

  • Latest research and news for organic farmers
  • Representation for organic farmers on legislative issues via our D.C. lobbyist, Elizabeth Kucinich
  • Webinars, online tools, discounts
  • Connections to other organic farmers
  • New Farm magazine–a bi-annual, 36-page professional magazine for organic farmers that includes in-depth information on organic research, pest/weed/disease management, industry news, etc.

To sign up for a membership, visit There are two membership options. A “Farmer Membership,” which represents organic farmers and includes a vote on policy issues, and a “Supporter Membership” for individuals interested in supporting organic farmers. For farm members, the voting structure is simple. Each farm receives one vote on policy issues, so that large and small operations have an equal voice at the table.


This article was submitted by the Rodale Institute.  

Rodale Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach. For 70 years, the Institute has been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.