Transition to Organic Partnership Program
The Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) is a collaborative network assembled by the USDA's National Organic Program to support transitioning and organic producers by offering mentorship and resources.
Through TOPP, growers transitioning to organic production will find support throughout the transition and certification process. This support includes mentorship, workshops, webinars, field days, technical assistance, and various educational events, all aimed at equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills needed for successful organic production, navigating the certification process, and identifying market opportunities.
The TOPP Mentorship Program builds connections between transitioning producers and experienced organic growers who serve as mentors. These mentors provide guidance and share their experiences to assist in the transition to organic farming. Apply today to become a TOPP Mentor or Mentee!
The UC Organic Agriculture Institute is proud to partner with TOPP to provide technical assistance and support for transitioning and organic producers.
For more information, please visit organictransition.org.