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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...

United Kingdom-Canada Organic Equivalence Arrangement (UKCOEA)

United Kingdom-Canada Organic Equivalence Arrangement (UKCOEA)

OCO is excited to announce the United Kingdom-Canada Organic Equivalence Arrangement (UKCOEA). The United Kingdom (UK) and Canada now recognize...

Carbon Markets – How Can Farmers Cash In On Their Regenerative Practices?

As tech and finance firms realize the vast potential the agriculture sector holds to mitigate and reverse climate change, increasingly...

COVID-19 Resources

How are you coping with the impacts of COVID-19? We’ve put together a short form for you to get in...

2020 Organic Standards Published

As of December 11, 2020 the revised 2020 Canadian Organic Standards (COS) have been published by the Canadian General Standards...

Protected: Organic Cost of Production Resources & Calculators

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Annual General Meeting Package

Here are some important details surrounding the Annual General Meeting including how to attend our virtual AGM, the day’s agenda,...

Annual General Meeting 2021

Join the Organic Council of Ontario’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021! We invite OCO members and the...

Call for Directors 2021

Key DatesFebruary 9th, 2021: Nomination packages become available March 8th, 2021: Deadline for nominations March 9st-26th 2021: Online voting period March 31st, 2021:...

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...

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