The Independent Turf & Ornamental Distributors Association
  What is ITODA?

Our mission is to improve the viability – through education and training – of those independently-owned businesses engaged in the business of servicing and marketing products for the turf and ornamental landscaping industries.

 

 

ITODA is committed to:

Employing, training, and developing the highest level of professional personnel in the U.S. green industry.

 

Developing quality sales techniques to promote packaging, formulations, and labeling that reflect the highest level of integrity toward the user and the environment.

 

Developing and maintaining the highest levels of marketing stewardship and accountability for all turf and ornamental products.

 

Providing the highest level of service to our customers and product users through professional level training, technical support, and ethical communication.
   

Why Join ITODA?

The Independent Turf and Ornamental Distributors Association (ITODA) was formed in 1990 to foster the trade, commerce, and interests of those independently-owned businesses engaged in the business of servicing and marketing products for the turf and ornamental landscaping industries. In achieving our goals, ITODA presents a united front to manufacturers, customers, and other independents, along with a strong sense of environmental responsibility. Our hope is to bring together distributors and manufacturers in a true business partnership, recognizing all philosophies of manufacturers and suppliers to find the common ground that enhances our mutual prosperity.


Download the organization’s bylaws as a pdf file here.

 

NOTICE TO CONSUMERS!

ITODA is an organization of individuals and businesses that are professionally associated with the distribution of supplies and services for the turf and ornamental industry. We welcome your interest; however, the ITODA business office is not able to respond to specific questions from consumers about ornamental plants or matters related to turfgrass. We encourage you to contact your local horticultural experts Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners, University specialists, local garden centers, etc.