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Chances are, when you purchase certified organic products in today's marketplace, they were inspected by someone who was trained in organic inspection practices by IOIA.

Inspectors are an indispensable part of the third-party independent organic certification system. Inspectors travel to farms, processing plants, and dairy and livestock operations across the country, verifying organic practices to USDA National Organic Program standards. Inspectors report their findings back to government-accredited certification agencies, who are the decision-makers in assigning certification, based on the inspectors’ report.

For 30 years, IOIA has been training people in best inspection practices and organic regulations. We depend on our training program and membership fees to operate.

However, fees alone do not cover our costs, especially as we work to meet the increasing training demands of a fast-growing sector of agriculture.

By making a one-time or a subscribing donation, or joining as a Supporting Individual, you help us:

  • grow our training program that provides the most up to date information in our Basic and Advanced organic inspection training courses across a variety of platforms,
  • continue to have a seat at the table in national level discussions about organic policy, providing a reliable resource to inform decision making for regulators and government agencies, and
  • provide a high level of inspection training in service to organic consumer protection

We appreciate donations of any size.

IOIA is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Your donation is fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Thank you for your support.

We do not share or sell donor information collected online or offline.

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