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Organic Council Speaks for Small Farms

OCO President Urges OVRTC to Reduce Cost & Complexity of Certification At the board meeting of the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC)...

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COTA Releases Organic Agriculture in Canada: By the Numbers

COTA Report Clarifies the Economic Benefit of Supporting Organic Transition Last week, the Canada Organic Trade Association released its latest report...

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Join Us for Our 2017 AGM and Organic Feast!

  This year, OCO's AGM will be a little different. To celebrate our all that Ontario's organic industry has to...

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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Call for Board Nominations

OCO is sad to announce that our current treasurer and board member for many years, John Devlin, will be leaving...

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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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Woolwich Observer: Ontario lagging in the market for organic.

This article by Whitney Neilson promotes our Grow Ontario Organic survey and cites OCO’s Carolyn Young as saying, “the less that...

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