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...

Vitality Magazine’s Guide to Organics

Each year, for their summer issue, Vitality Magazine puts out a “Guide to Organics” featuring organic farms, markets, events, restaurants...

Organic on the Platform

The Organic Council of Ontario has been working hard this year to get organic on the political platforms of each...

Ontario Organic Day 2018

Ontario Organic Day 2018

Get behind the most important day for organic in Ontario this year! Ontario Organic Day is the best way for...

What’s the Cost of Organic Certification?

What’s the Cost of Organic Certification?

Certification is a key part of organic production. In Canada, it ensures that organic products follow the Canadian Organic Standards,...

Learning, Debate, and Collaboration at our 2018 AGM & Policy Forum

Ontario's organic sector keeps on growing. The Organic Council of Ontario's annual general meeting gave members a chance to learn... Shares News of the Reintroduction of Private Members Bill

One of Ontario’s leading farm media outlets has shared our press release regarding the reintroduction of our private members bill by...

MPPs Reintroduce Private Members Bill to Regulate Organic Labeling in Ontario

Organic Products Act to be Reintroduced in Legislature Due to the prorogation of provincial legislature last month, the private members...

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.