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Laura L. Batcha

Chief Executive Officer

Organic Trade Association

HQ Phone:  (802) 275-3800

Direct Phone: (413) ***-****direct phone

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Organic Trade Association

28 Vernon St Suite 413

Brattleboro, Vermont,05301

United States

Company Description

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is the membership-based business association for organic agriculture and products in North America. OTA is the leading voice for the organic trade in the United States, representing over 9,500 organic businesses across 50 st...more

Background Information

Employment History

Director of Grassroots Strategy and Development

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Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Lunch Break


Contributor

Green Money Journal


Affiliations

JustLabelIt.org

Board Member


U.S. Department of Agriculture

Member of the Advisory Committee On Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture


International Working Group for the Global Organic Textile Standard

Board Member


Education

University of Wisconsin


Master's degree

Management Science

Marlboro College


Web References(184 Total References)


The Organic Center | Board of Trustees

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Laura Batcha
The Organic Trade Association, CEO/Executive Director Laura Batcha is the current CEO/Executive Director of the Organic Trade Association (OTA). Originally joining the staff of OTA in 2008, she has served in multiple capacities. Hired as Marketing and Public Relations Director, she subsequently became Chief of Policy and External Relations, and later, OTA's Executive Vice President and Interim Co-Executive Director. A seasoned organic professional, Laura has been directly involved in organic production and handling for over 20 years, and has more than 10 years of hands-on experience in the private sector of the organic industry. She currently serves as the Chair of OTA's Political Action Committee. She also has been appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to serve as a representative of the organic industry on two separate Federal Advisory Committees. The first, AC21, advises USDA on issues related to coexistence of biotechnology and organic and identity-preserved agriculture. The second, APAC, is the agricultural policy advisory committee dedicated to international trade. As CEO/Executive Director of OTA, she also serves on the Board of Trustees for The Organic Center, an independent non-profit research and education organization operating under the administrative auspices of the Organic Trade Association.


The Women Protagonists of Organic Farming in the United States of America, a Meeting at Expo Milano 2015 | Expo Milano 2015

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This is the theme of the meeting held on Thursday, October 8 at the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, a kind of general status on American organic agriculture with the participation of Anne Alonzo (United States Department of Agriculture), Laura Batcha (Organic Trade Association), Ariane Lotti (Tenuta San Carlo), Monique Marez (Organic Trade Association), LizNeumark (Great Performances & Katchkie Farm).
"I advise young people who dream of becoming organic farmers to study, to understand the kind of cultivation they are interested in, the products they intend to make and on what territory", said Laura Batcha, "but also to start a real experience on a farm immediately". Visit the World Exposition following the FocusSustainable food = an equitable world.


Home | OTA

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Meet our CEO Laura Batcha
Letter to the editor by Laura Batcha The sessions will be moderated by OTA's CEO Laura Batcha and presenters will include Organic Center scientists Dr. Jessica Shade and Dr. Tracy Misiewicz, as well as Dr. Asa Bradman, a University of California Berkeley scientist and Organic Center board member. OTA's CEO Laura Batcha will participate in a panel on the proposed Organic Check-off that will present opposing viewpoints on the topic and encourage audience participation. To learn more, please contact OTA's CEO Laura Batcha or the Organic Center's Director of Science Programs Dr. Jessica Shade.


Organic Europe - News

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Laura Batcha, Organic Trade Association (OTA), United States


AgriMarketing.com - USDA, Organic Trade Assn Host Inter-American Commission To Foster Trade

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"The members of ICOA play an important role in the global organic industry," said Laura Batcha, CEO and Executive Director for the Organic Trade Association.


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