Recent Updates

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

We’re Hiring: Part-Time Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

OCO is seeking a part-time administrative assistant and bookkeeper familiar with Quickbooks Online and non-profit accounting. Experience with government grants,...

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...

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