Membership

About OCO

OCO is a membership-driven organization. We work with many partners to advocate for programs and actions that support Ontario’s diverse organic businesses. More about OCO

OCO welcomes membership from all parts of the Ontario organic value chain, including input suppliers, producers, distributors, marketers, co-packers, retailers, food service, importers, consultants and certifiers. If you are unsure whether your business can be a member, contact us.

Industry Memberships

Basic Directory Listing

Board Representative

Vote on Policy Issues

Organic Inputs and Consultant Discounts

Directory Classifieds (1 Month)

E-news Classifieds

Event Discounts

Social Media Spotlight

Directory Featured Listing

Directory Banner Ad

Basic

Member

You are a certfied organic business in Ontario. You receive basic membership for free.

Supporting Member

You are a business interested in further benefits. Fees are on a sliding scale.

1 per year

1 per year

Up to 2 people

1 per year

1 month per year

Leading

Member

You are a collector paying into the Grow Organic Collection Program. 

3 per year

2 per year

Up to 4 people

2 per year

4 months per year

2 months per year

Association Membership

$250/year

You are an association, non-profit or charity with offices in Ontario and an interest in supporting the Ontario organic sector. Association members get the same benefits as Supporting industry members:

  • Organic Directory listing
  • Vote on policy issues
  • Board representative
  • 1 month of featured Directory listing
  • 1 month of Directory classifieds per year
  • 1 E-News classified per year
  • 1 social media spotlight per year
  • Event discounts for up to 2 people per year
  • Organic inputs and consultant discounts

Individual Membership

$50/year

You are an organic consumer who wants to support and grow the Ontario organic sector. You benefit from membership communications and discounts at OCO events.  You may access some supporter member benefits, but are not listed in the directory:

  • Representation on our board of directors (Directors-at-Large)
  • 1 E-News classified ad
  • 1 social media spotlight
  • Member rate for OCO events (up to 2 attendees per event)
  • News and updates from OCO