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How to Grow Ontario Organic

Organic demand is growing. Driven by an ever-increasing consumer interest in health and nutrition, the organic food market has become...

A Call for Organic Regulation in Ontario

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...

Science Applied to Organic Agriculture Helps All Farmers

Science Applied to Organic Agriculture Helps All Farmers

Research in organic systems often boosts efficiency in non-organic systems as well. by: Ralph C. Martin, Ph.D., P.Ag., Professor, University of...

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When the System Fails a Farm: Zocalo Organics

The organic certification system in Ontario (and Canada) is not perfect. As part of our work, OCO advocates for improvements...

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2017 AGM and Call for Board Nominations

This year, OCO’s AGM will be taking place on Friday, March 31st in Guelph, Ontario. More details to be announced...

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February 2017: Opportunities in the Ontario Organic Sector

Office Co-ordinator, Ecological Farmers of Ontario (Guelph) EFAO is seeking a highly organized systematic-thinker to manage the office and day...

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CFIA Seeks Feedback on a New Approach to Food Labelling

Misleading and inaccurate food claims have long been an issue of importance to OCO’s members and consumers who are concerned...

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USDA Announces Organic Transition Certification

Last week, The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced a new program that will give US producers transitioning...

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Job Postings in the Organic Sector

Check out these great opportunities with Canadian businesses and organizations that operate within or support the organic sector. Executive Director,...

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Nutrient Timing Matters: OMAFRA

Did you know that the timing of your nutrient applications makes a big difference in how they are absorbed into...

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Exchange Magazine: Coverage of OCO’s Grow Ontario Organic Research Project

Exchange Magazine shared our press release about our survey and research project which seek to identify barriers to growth in...

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