National Organic Coalition
|Country/Territory||United States of America|
Abby Youngblood (Executive Director)|
The National Organic Coalition (NOC) is a national alliance of organizations working to provide a "Washington voice" for farmers, ranchers, environmentalists, consumers and industry members involved in organic agriculture. NOC seeks to advance organic food and agriculture and ensure a united voice for organic integrity, which means strong, enforceable, and continuously improved standards to maximize the multiple health, environmental, and economic benefits that organic agriculture provides. The coalition works to assure that policies are fair, equitable, and encourage diversity of participation and access. NOC Members: Beyond Pesticides, Center for Food Safety, Consumer Reports, Equal Exchange, Food & Water Watch, Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Assoc., Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Services, National Cooperative Grocers Assoc., Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance, Northeast Organic Farming Assoc., Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Assoc., Organic Seed Alliance, PCC Community Markets, Rural Advancement Foundation Intnl -USA.