The Organic Council of Ontario

The Voice for Organics in Ontario

The Organic Council of Ontario

Recent Updates

A Call for Organic Regulation in Ontario

Regulation of the term 'organic' is an important feature of the Canada Organic Regime. It means that the word can...

Ontario Organic Day at Queen’s Park 2017

On Wednesday September 13th, the Organic Council of Ontario organized Ontario Organic Day at Queen’s Park. The purpose of the...

Blackburn News: MPPs Suggest Organic Bill

OCO’s push to regulate organic products in Ontario is covered by Steve Sabourin in a piece for Blackburn News. OCO...

Efforts intensify in Ontario to regulate organic products

Realagriculture covers OCO’s call for organic regulation in Ontario and the recent introduction of a Private Member’s Bill in this...

Urban Cowboy: Efforts underway to regulate organic products

Owen Roberts covers OCO’s efforts to more clearly address consumer concerns and confusion about organic food labelling in this article,...

OrganicBIZ covers the introduction of the Organic Products Act

John Greig covered the introduction of a Private Member’s Bill in Ontario Legislature in a piece written for OrganicBIZ, yesterday....

The Grower Covers OCO’s Private Member’s Bill Announcement

The Grower, Canada’s premier horticultural publication, reported this week on the Organic Council of Ontario’s co-sponsored private member’s bill, which...

OCO Announces Private Member’s Bill: Organic Products Act

Ontario MPPs Announce Co-Sponsored Private Member’s Bill, “Organic Products Act” Toronto – Sept. 13th, 2017 – Peter Tabuns, MPP for...

What is OCO?

The Organic Council of Ontario is the voice for organics in Ontario. Our members are the organic farmers, processors, businesses, and supporters who bring organics from the field to your fork.



OCO works with government figures to ensure that agricultural policy and legislation meet the needs of Ontario’s organic producers and businesses.


Demand for organic is high. OCO supports Ontario’s organic industry in order to build its capacity and supply more Ontarians with organic.


OCO works to create an interconnected network of organic producers, processors, scholars, consumers and supporters.