PCO is planting the seeds for a brighter food future. Become a member today.

PCO gives you direct access to the organic conversation- your membership ensures your place in a vital organic agricultural community!

Membership Levels

Advocate Member $50

  • Join PCO as an Advocate and receive:
    • Invitations to exclusive meetings and workshops
    • PCO swag, like our beautiful, full-color calendar
    • Free classified ad listings
    • Monthly eNewsletter subscription
    • Organic Matters– our quarterly newsletter packed with all the latest organic news and research
    • Access to support staff for answers to organic materials or certification questions

Sustainer Member $100

  • Engage with and influence the organic community while enjoying all Advocate Member benefits PLUS:
    • Voting rights for PCO standards and policies
    • Exclusive access to PCO Regional Standards Meetings
    • PCO and OMRI materials lists
    • The PCO Certification Manual

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:
    • “Transitions” section in Organic Matters newsletter with tips to guide you through the transition process
    • Application and paperwork review and guidance
    • Phone and email access to certification specialists
    • The PCO and OMRI Materials books- your comprehensive list of materials allowed in organic production
    • PCO Certification Manual and a copy of the NOP standards
    • Record-keeping aids and sheets
    • Technical Assistance throughout transition
  • Optional add-on: Transitioning Farm Visit – we’ll send a specialist to your farm to answer your questions and discuss certification and organic production. PCO is happy to provide this service to you at-cost.

Business members and organic enthusiasts are invited to help support the Transition Program by sponsoring this valuable program.  Contact the PCO office at 814.422.0251 or for more information.

Business Member $150 

  • Becoming a Business Member is great way to show your customers that you support the organic movement! Receive the same benefits as Sustainer Members, plus discounts on advertising that targets your core demographic.

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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