Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

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 »

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Cost Share – A Refund of Organic Certification Fees!

Receive a reimbursement of 50% of your certification costs (up to $500 per scope of certification), including California State Organic Program Fees! Learn more »

Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund

We provide financial assistance to organic producers and processors/handlers who suffer losses due to extreme hardship. Apply today »

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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

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October 6, 2020

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September 21, 2020 | CCOF Blog
OFRF’s free beginning farmer training program for organic specialty crop farmers in California is now available. This online training program is for beginning farmers, existing organic farmers, and farmers in transition to organic production.
September 21, 2020 | CCOF Blog
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today announced that the counties of Kings, Riverside and Tulare will participate in Housing for the Harvest, a program announced by Governor Gavin Newsom in July to provide temporary hotel...
September 21, 2020 | CCOF Blog
El Departamento de Alimentos y Agricultura de California (CDFA) anunció hoy que los condados de Kings, Riverside y Tulare participarán en Housing for the Harvest, un programa anunciado por el gobernador Gavin Newsom en julio para brindar opciones de...
September 21, 2020 | CCOF Blog
The deadlines to submit public comments and register for oral comments to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) at their virtual fall meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota, are approaching!