ABOUT US

Orchardists, hobby gardeners, customers and those just beginning to explore fruit growing use our online resources to discuss topics related to organic fruit production, marketing, and policy.

Education

Learn from experienced fruit growers and industry professionals, access current research, find and share resources, and network with other members through seminars, workshops, field days and our quarterly newsletter, Just Picked!

Research

OFGA facilitates connections and collaborations with researchers at universities and private companies to address the challenges of managing fruit diseases and pests organically even in humid regions of the US.

Advocacy

OFGA is a professional organization able to represent the interests of member-growers in discussions about the public policies and programs that affect small growers.

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* Note that currently, OFGA is happening through email and List Serv communications, community events, not on Facebook, so the best way to get in touch with us is through signing up for more information above or by emailing Nellie Robertson at ofgacoordinator@gmail.com.

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OFGA Membership

Organic fruit growers fuel local economies, providing markets with delicious, nutritious fruits without using harmful chemicals in their management practices. Members of the Organic Fruit Growers Association are committed to education, research, and advocacy, creating a community of like-minded growers and their customers.

OFGA membership benefits include:

  • Email information about latest research, upcoming events, and other opportunities for growers

  • Access to a helpful community of experienced growers, industry professionals

  • Our quarterly newsletter, Just Picked!, delivered right to your inbox

  • Discounted tickets to OFGA events

  • Bulk pricing on rootstock orders through the association

  • Opportunities to collaborate with researchers at universities and private companies

There are three ways to join OFGA:

  • as an Active Grower Member ($50.00/year)

  • as an Active Non-Grower Member ($50.00/year)

  • as an Associate Member ($25.00/year)

Active Grower Members share information, encourage research and education in the field to:

  • Increase production

  • Integrate organic practices

  • Manage disease and pest problems

  • Find new markets

  • Start their own planting

  • Make both their ecosystem and their balance sheets more resilient

Active Non-Grower Members join our association to learn more about organic fruit issues and to support what we do.

Associate Members support our mission, but do not have voting rights within the association.

All memberships start January 1 and expire on December 31 of the same year.

Thank you for joining OFGA, and welcome to our community!

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