CCOF is continuing our services with staff working safely from home. Although response times may be slower, we are here to support you and welcome new applications to join the CCOF-certified family. Inspector resources are limited in some areas, and scheduling inspections may take longer than usual. Visit our Crisis Resilience page for COVID-19 updates and resources.
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COVID-19 Crisis Resilience Resources

We've compiled resources for the organic community to help you learn more and navigate this challenging time. Find support on our Crisis Resilience Resources page »

cost share
Cost Share – A Refund of Organic Certification Fees!

Receive a reimbursement of 75% of your certification costs (up to $750 per scope of certification), including California State Organic Program Fees! Learn more »

Roadmap
Roadmap to an Organic California: Policy Report

The Roadmap to an Organic California: Policy Report outlines the steps to use organic to sequester more carbon, stimulate local economies, and protect the health of all Californians. Read the report and get involved »

Hemp
Let CCOF Certify Your Hemp and CBD

All hemp-derived products, including hemp CBDs and hemp extracts, are eligible for organic certification. Let CCOF help you get certified »

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August 8, 2020

August 2020 - May 2021Do you want to gain hands-on skills and build community around growing food? Interested in learning best practices for orchard...

August 29, 2020

Do you want to gain more permaculture design experience? This 8-day Advanced Design Course is an excellent follow-up to a Permaculture Design Course...

October 5, 2020

Agriculture technology & engineering 2020 invites Leading Agriculture technologists, University Professors, Policy Makers, Young individuals,...

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A variety of hardneck garlics including Chesnok Red, Metechi, and Purple Italian all raised and...

Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAccounts Payable – Receive all invoices, code to proper...

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

August 4, 2020 | CCOF Blog
Have you ever been asked to make organic products? During these uncertain times it can be hard to envision change, but this might be the perfect time to consider adding organic products to your line. With the expanding consumer demand for organic...
August 4, 2020 | CCOF Blog
The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model has seen a resurgence since COVID-19. This mutually beneficial relationship provides the community with fresh harvested produce each week, supports the farmer with funds at the beginning of the season...
August 4, 2020 | CCOF Blog
A new technical but approachable guide developed by the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) offers small- and medium-scale organic growers valuable information on organic...
August 4, 2020 | CCOF Blog
Una nueva guía técnica, pero accesible, desarrollada por el Centro de Agroecología y Sistemas Alimentarios Sostenibles (CASFS), en la Universidad de California en Santa Cruz (UCSC), ofrece a los agricultores orgánicos a pequeña y mediana escala,...