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CBC News Coverage of the Need for Certified Organic Farms

In this article, Samantha Samson of CBC News Sudbury reports on why farmers in Northern Ontario may hesitate to become...

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Organic An Effective Business Strategy for Ontario Farmers

The benefits of transitioning to organic production are at an all-time high. So why aren’t more Ontario farmers going organic?...

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OMAFRA Shares Information About How to Prevent Barn Fires

Thank you to George McCaw, Director of Environmental Management Branch of OMAFRA, for providing the following information about the Ministry’s efforts to prevents...

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OCO’s Feedback on OMAFRA’s Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy

In response to OMAFRA’s request for feedback on their discussion document, “Sustaining Ontario’s Agricultural Soils: Towards a Shared Vision,” OCO...

Alliston Herald: Organic food labels can cause confusion

Alliston Herald: Organic food labels can cause confusion

More feedback emerged from organic farms who support OCO’s push for regulation of organic products this week. Cookstown Greens is...

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TVO: Provocative Coverage of the Organic Regulation Issue

TVO.org’s Corey Mintz provides some very thoughtful and somewhat incendiary coverage of the organic regulation issue in this article that...

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Globe and Mail: Ontario’s Organic Farmers Want Labelling Loophole Closed

Globe and Mail reporter Ann Hui was surprised, as were many consumers, to learn that not all products that get...

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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...

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OCO’s Statement on Mexican-Canadian Equivalencies for the Tri-Ag National Accord

In October, representatives of the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) attended the Tri-National Agricultural Accord in Niagara Falls. The Accord is an...

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