The Organic Council of Ontario

The Voice for Organics in Ontario

The Organic Council of Ontario

Recent Updates

A Historic Win for Canadian Agriculture

On April 19, 2021, the Canadian Government announced they would invest $270 million over the next two years ensuring priority...

Carbon Sequestration: Finding the Best Organic Management Practice

Organic standards require practices that boost soil health and performance – in physical structure, as well as chemical and biological...

Organic Cost of Production Resources & Calculators

What is Cost of Production Analysis? Cost of Production (COP) budgeting and analysis consists of estimating the costs and expected...

Organic Eggs: All They Are Cracked Up to Be – A Response to CBC’s Marketplace Easter Program

April, 6th 2021 – This Easter weekend, CBC’s Marketplace showcased the results of nutritional testing comparing conventional and organic eggs...

Getting to the Bottom of Palm Oil Use in Dairy Production

By Simon Jacques In the spring of 2020, as locked-down Canadians were on a home-baking spree, reports started circulating on...

Why We’re Organic: A farmer perspective on the importance of the Canadian Organic Standards

At OCO, we took the initiative and asked farmers to give their opinion about the new blog post on Canadian...

Soil Carbon Initiative Looks to Reverse Climate Change by Regenerating Soil Health

As part of our ongoing Regenerative Programs and Incentives Feasibility Study, the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) is exploring how...

Webinar Series: Soil and Habitat-Building Techniques for Organic Orchard and Vegetable Farms with Helen Atthowe

The Agriculture Campus Plant-Based Society (ACPBS) Dalhousie University is hosting a 6-part webinar series with the support of the Organic...

What is OCO?

The Organic Council of Ontario is the voice for organics in Ontario. Our members are the organic farmers, processors, businesses, and supporters who bring organics from the field to your fork.