COVID-19

Visit our COVID-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information and resources for the organic community.

Renew Your Certification Today

 Please complete your renewal contract and pay your annual fee by January 1, 2021, to remain certified. Renew online now »

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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Donate to Help Organic Farmers

By donating to the CCOF Foundation, you can help an organic farmer weather the pandemic and give them the ability to keep growing the healthy food we serve our families. Plus, your donation is matched by Santa Cruz Gives this year, so it goes even further! Help us meet our $17,600 challenge gift, and donate today »

CCOF is a nonprofit organization that advances organic agriculture for a healthy world through organic certification, education, advocacy, and promotion. We envision a world where organic is the norm.

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...

October 10, 2020

October 2020 - March 2021 Permaculture is an ethically based whole-systems design approach that uses concepts, principles, and methods derived from...

December 9, 2020

The OGS Grower Roundtable 2020, available for free viewing, will explore the opportunities, challenges, and issues facing producers in the organic...

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Located along San Mateo County's beautiful coast is 83 acres of scenic and certified organic...

This position will be responsible for the stewardship of land management for all aspects of the...

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November 23, 2020 | CCOF Blog
When Ge Moua and her family purchased their first plot of land in August of last year, they never could have foreseen the challenges 2020 would bring. Owning their own land was supposed to bring them stability after a decade of farming organically...
November 23, 2020 | CCOF Blog
Tanimura & Antle is leading the way in setting an industry standard for housing by providing modern, quality housing for its farmworker staff. In California, housing is an issue for all industries.
November 23, 2020 | CCOF Blog
The Real Organic Project celebrates nearly 500 farms nationwide and is expanding its educational efforts this winter by inviting farmers and students to attend their Virtual Symposium each Sunday in January from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. PST at a reduced...
November 16, 2020 | CCOF Blog
You still have one week to apply for a $5,000 boost for your organic transition! It can be challenging to transition to certified organic, and we don’t expect farmers to do it alone. That’s why we’ve partnered with Anheuser-Busch and their Michelob...