Recent Updates

OCO issues pre-budget submission to the Ontario government

OCO issues pre-budget submission to the Ontario government

As the provincial government drafts its next budget for 2018-2019, the Organic Council of Ontario submitted a number of recommendations...

OCO responds to Ontario’s Draft Soil Health and Conservation Strategy

OCO responds to Ontario’s Draft Soil Health and Conservation Strategy

The government of Ontario recently released its draft strategy for agricultural soil conservation. New Horizons outlines a framework for managing soil...

Call for Directors 2018

Organic Council of Ontario Call for Directors 2018 Position: Director, Organic Council of Ontario Board of Directors Type: Volunteer Start:...

Better Farming Magazine’s Organic Feature

The December 2017 issue of Better Farming highlighted organic with the Organic Feature 2017 spread that mentions OCO in various...

Ontario could take notes from other provinces’ organic regulations

Better Farming mentions Bill 153, the Organic Products Act in an online article to discuss how Ontario can learn from...

Organics are no longer a niche market

Farms.com has featured OCO this month to discuss our upcoming report which assesses the state of organic agriculture in Ontario....

The small-farm perspective

Arranging to interview Heather Johnson at Severn Sunset farm took a bit of coordination. After a few false starts, we...

2017 In Review

As 2017 comes to a close, we at the Organic Council of Ontario are proud of what we have accomplished...

Giving certification some teeth

When the Organic Council of Ontario asked me to interview farmers and other organic business people to collect their thoughts...

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