Welcome to the Iowa Organic Association!  

We strive to advance organic opportunities for growers and processors in Iowa by fostering education, research, promotion and market development and policy.  



Learn about our upcoming workshops!

Join IOA and receive discount membership at Organic Farmers Association!  

Iowa Organic Association is a member of the national policy organization, Organic Farmers Association that advocates for organic farmers at the national level.  OFA is farmer-led through and through.  Join today to receive a vote on their national policy agenda




Iowa has over 800 certified organic farms!   Support your LOCAL ORGANIC FARM this farming season.   Use our great mapping tool to find the local organic farms near you.   Visit Local Iowa Farmers' Markets this season and Join a CSA!


IOWA = 5th in the Nation!

Iowa is a great place to farm organically! In fact, we are 5th in the nation for number of organic farms and lead the nation in the production of a number of organic crops.  In 2016, there were 103,136 organic acres in Iowa, an increase of 9,429 acres from 2015.




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    2017 Annual Report

    Thanks to all of our members, sponsors, donors, and supporters who helped make 2017 a huge success. We've summarized our program accomplishments in this Annual Report. Last year we continued to advocate for the needs of organic farmers in Iowa. We connected family farmers to educational events and resources about organic transition. And we expanded a supportive organic community through friendship, networking, and shared knowledge. Learn more about our year by reading on!

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