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Have Organic Certification Questions?

Get your certification questions answered at our weekly, free Organic Office Hours. Office hours are held every Tuesday, from 11:00 a.m. to noon Pacific Time. Jump on Zoom and join us »

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Make Sure You're Compliant with the Strengthening Organic Enforcement Rule (SOE)!

The new regulations impact both certified and uncertified operations. Find out what this means for you and learn more »

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PrimusGFS Certification by CCOF

Now offering PrimusGFS food safety certification by and for organic producers! Becoming PrimusGFS certified by CCOF is your passport to larger markets and FSMA compliance. Learn more and apply »

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OCal - Comparable-to-Organic Cannabis Certification in California

Cannabis growers in California can now display their commitment to growing their products organically through CCOF's comparable-to-organic OCal certification. Learn more » 

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.

March 3, 2024

Learn to graft fruit trees and go home with one! Join Sharon Zo for this hands-on workshop at the UCSC Hay Barn. Sharon will cover the basics of…

March 5, 2024

Curious about what it takes to transition your operation to organic? Or a newly certified producer with questions on how to stay in compliance? Just…

March 5, 2024

Disease suppression in soils. Peter Henry, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA

SUMMARY Under the direction of the Eco Terreno Vineyards (ETV) leadership team, assist with duties…
At Good Earth, we are known for our 100% Certified Organic Produce Department. We are introducing a…
Apricot Lane Farms is a 234-acre organic & biodynamic-certified farm integrated within a…

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

February 26, 2024 | Blog

Yadira Mendiola, Queen of Vegetables farm owner/operator and CCOF Organic Transition Program grantee

This year at Natural Products Expo West, Daily Harvest’s new CEO Ricky Silver will join CCOF Chief Program Officer Jessy Beckett Parr and program leads from the American Farmland Trust (AFT) for a panel discussion about the trio’s multi-year program that supports small-scale BIPOC farmers' transition to organic with direct financial support, one-on-one technical assistance, market access…

February 26, 2024 | Article

The USDA National Organic Program’s Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) Rule requires all organic imports into the United States to be declared as organic and associated with an NOP Import Certificate. This change will improve traceability and oversight of organic imports into the United States. An NOP Import Certificate is a transaction certificate that…

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Dairy Cow Herd on Alexandre EcoDairy Farm
February 20, 2024 | Blog

Dairy Cow Herd on Alexandre EcoDairy Farm

Applications from dairy processors in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington will be due February 29 for grants that will provide funding for pandemic recovery and for modernizing, specializing, expanding, investigating and/or marketing regionally produced higher-value milk products.

According to information provided by the Pacific Coast Coalition’s Dairy Business Innovation Initiative, the majority of available funding is for pandemic recovery grants, which can address price…

February 20, 2024 | Article
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CCOF has updated multiple Organic System Plan (OSP) forms to reflect updated requirements due to Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE). We encourage all CCOF-certified operations to use the new forms to streamline…