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Celebrate Organic Week with us!

  This year marks the 6th anniversary of Canada’s National Organic Week. From September 19th to 27th the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products is happening across the country. Every school, retailer, chef, manufacturer, organic grower or advocate is talking about the benefits of organic agriculture and food. We’re less than one month from […]

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New Artisanal Chicken Program

The Artisanal Chicken Program – Committed to Craftmanship Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) has announced a portfolio of new programs that will support expanded business opportunities for chicken farmers and offer Ontario consumers even more choice in accessing locally grown chicken. The new business opportunities were developed following the Board’s recent public and industry ‘Allocating Future […]

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Queen’s Park Farmers Market 2015

On June 4th 2015, the Organic Council of Ontario joined many other commodity groups at the Queen’s Park Farmers Market to showcase the great organic food grown and processed in Ontario! Organic Council staff and board members had the opportunity to discuss key issues affecting organic farms and businesses with the Minister and Deputy Minister […]

Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray and Organic Federation of Canada President Ted Zettel present Tomás Nimmo with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Gift basket provided by Whole Foods. Read more

2015 Ontario Organic Award Recipients

  2015 Ontario Organic Awards Now in its 5th year of celebrating excellence in Ontario’s organic sector, the Ontario Organic Awards and dinner was held on Friday April 24th 2015 at the Waterloo Inn with insightful and inspiring words from MPP Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.     2015 Award Recipients […]

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Invitation to 5th Annual Ontario Organic Awards

Join the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray on Friday, April 24th at 5:30 pm for the 5th Annual Ontario Organic Awards. Taking place at the beautiful Waterloo Inn, (475 King Street North, Waterloo). The awards will celebrate the passion and dedication of Ontario farmers, businesses and individuals who are growing Ontario organic […]