PCO continues to grow and develop new programs, and the continued support of our members becomes even more crucial to our success. Our ties with organic farmers and business communities help us to give our members and supporters the best knowledge and resources available. Your membership helps our certification and education programs grow and flourish, so we invite you to renew your membership now and receive, in addition to specific member level benefits, the following:

  • Free listings in PCO E-News, our monthly electronic newsletter
  • Access to our support staff for answers to your certification or materials questions by phone or email,
  • Yearly PCO calendar with color photos of PCO organic farms and farmers,
  • A PCO bumper sticker, and
  • An annual subscription to Organic Matters, PCO’s quarterly publication with all the news and resources you need to keep up with organic issues, locally, regionally and nationally.

Membership Levels

Advocate Member $50

  • Benefits include:
    • Organic Matters newsletter
    • Meeting and workshop notices
    • Invitations to meetings
    • One free 30-word classified per issue of Organic Matters

Sustainer Member $100

  • Receive the same benefits as Advocate Members, plus:
    • Vote on PCO standards and policies
    • Request a free copy of the PCO Certification Manual, Materials List and Record-Keeping System

Transitioning Farmer $200     

This membership program supports farmers who are making a transition to organic certification by providing one-on-one support through farm visits, access to farmer-mentors, and educational opportunities and resources.

  • Transition members receive the same benefits as Sustainer Membership plus:
    • Application and paperwork review and guidance
    • Phone access to certification specialists
    • NOP Standards
    • Technical Assistance throughout transition

Business members and organic enthusiasts are invited to help support the Transition Program by becoming a sponsor.  Contact Nicole at for more information.

Business Member $150 

  • A great way to show your customers that you support the organic movement here in Pennsylvania. Receive the same benefits as Sustainer Members, plus:
    • 10% discount on ads in Organic Matters

Complete the online Membership Form below, or you can download and complete the Order Form and mail it back to us.

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If you are interested in becoming certified by PCO, complete the online Certification Form here.

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