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...

Stay Connected with #GrowOntarioOrganic

E-news, webinars, info sessions, social media. The Grow Ontario Organic campaign is a big one, and we want to ensure...

Work Together to Grow Ontario Organic

Most agricultural products in Ontario are represented by a commodity organization or marketing board to which a producer must pay...

Organic Resource Hub - coming winter 2020

Press Release: New Tool for Knowledge Sharing and Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Organic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2020 – The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) announces the development of the Organic Resource...

Applications Open for the Emergency Processing Fund

Overview On June 12, the Government of Canada officially launched the Emergency Processing Fund (EPF). The EPF is a one-time, federal investment...

2020 Canadian Organic Standards Pass Final Vote

The Organic Federation of Canada (OFC) has announced that the final vote of the Technical Committee on Organic Agriculture on...

Canada and Taiwan Reach Arrangement for Trade of Organic Food

Canada and Taiwan Reach Arrangement for Trade of Organic Food

Canadian organic producers can export their products to Taiwan, and Canadian families shopping for organic food will have more choices...

Preparing for Remote Organic Inspections

Preparing for Remote Organic Inspections

In March, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a notice to the Canadian organic industry on the implementation of...

Funding Available to Help with Farm Workplace Health & Safety

Funding Available to Help with Farm Workplace Health & Safety

Is your farm operation in need of funding to implement physical distancing protocols, subsidize purchasing of personal protective equipment (PPE)...

New Wage Subsidy Funding for Hiring Youth in Agriculture

New Wage Subsidy Funding for Hiring Youth in Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, yesterday announced an investment of up to $9.2 million to...

Update on Mandatory Isolation Support for Temporary Foreign Workers Program (MISTFWP)

Businesses are now able to apply online to receive up to $1,500 per Temporary Foreign Worker under the MISTWFP (Mandatory Isolation Support for...

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