Recent Updates

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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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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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OCO Wants to Know Why Organic Market is Flooded with Imports

Rodney Hiemstra of BlackburnNews.com Agrimedia shared news of OCO’s Grow Ontario Organic survey and research project today. He cited Carolyn...

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