Recent Updates

We’re Hiring! Organic Food Education and Knowledge Hub Coordinator

Do you have an interest in food education and member outreach? Enjoy planning engaging events and communications? Have experience managing...

EVENT: Organic Walking Food Tour

Tour Toronto’s iconic Roncesvalles neighbourhood on foot where you’ll visit, learn about and sample product from five organic food retailers!...

EVENT: Organic Wine Tour

Join OCO on an organic wine tour through the Niagara region where you’ll explore vineyards, learn about organic wineries, of...

Job Posting for OCO Executive Director (Acting)

OCO is in search of an acting Executive Director to fill a 12-16 month maternity leave. Full-time (contract)  Job Title:...

Launch of Public Review for Proposed Changes to Canadian Organic Standards

With information from the Organic Federation of Canada Since 2009, all foods produced and sold in Canada that carry the...

The Ontario Organic Act is Back on the Table

Nov. 12, 2018 – TORONTO – A private members bill to legislate the creation of organic regulation in Ontario was...

Why do you #LoveOntarioOrganic? Tell us for your chance to win!

To celebrate #OrganicWeek, we’ve partnered with local organic retailers and farmers’ markets on a special giveaway. During the month of...

New Provincial Regulations in British Columbia

Did you know that the federal organic regulations are only enforced on products that are sold interprovincially? That means that...

Organic: More than Just Hormone-Free

If you purchase meat regularly, it’s quite likely you may have come across meat products that display the labels  “hormone-free”...

Why China is Banning Canadian Meat Imports

China has recently instated a ban on all beef and pork imports from Canada after finding traces of ractopamine, a...

How Effective Are Ontario’s Certifying Bodies? Insights from Organic Operators across the Province

How Effective Are Ontario’s Certifying Bodies? Insights from Organic Operators across the Province

As an organic operator (grower, processor, manufacturer) in the province of Ontario, you must apply to and undergo review by...

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