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Who We Are

Welcome to The Organic Center!



Established in 2002 and based in Washington DC, The Organic Center is a nonprofit organization that is a trusted source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming.  We cover up-to-date studies on sustainable agriculture and health, and collaborate with academic and governmental institutions to fill gaps in our knowledge.


Learn about what drives our work and what we strive to achieve.


Meet Our Director of Science Programs

Get introduced to The Organic Center Director of Science Programs, and learn a little about the path that led her to The Organic Center.


Scientific Counselors
Meet the scientists who advise The Organic Center on a wide variety of organic issues and read about their research interests.



Board of Trustees
Browse the bios of our Board of Trustees to learn more about the movers and shakers who are actively involved in advancing the science behind organic food and farming.


Contact Us
Give us a call or send us an email if you have any questions or comments!