The Path to an Organic Future

Find out where the path to an organic future led us in 2018 in our organizational annual report. Read about all the ways you helped us contribute to advancing organic agriculture in 2018 »

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Would you like to see organic farmland grow by over one million acres in next decade? Donate to the CCOF Foundation today to help us grow organic and make this a reality »

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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 and apply today »


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

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 4, 2019

Enjoy a free tour of one of the most beautiful locations in Santa Cruz—the 30-acre organic farm at UC Santa Cruz. Guided public tours of the farm are...

August 10, 2019

Permaculture Food Forests: Planning, Growing and Enjoying Year-Round AbundanceAn Applied Permaculture Practicum in Santa Cruz & Surrounding...

August 27, 2019

Farmers’ market managers: support your organic farmers by learning more about the USDA Organic Certification Cost Share Program. Some local producers...

The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for someone bright, enthusiastic, hard-working...

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The Accredited Certifiers Association (ACA) has an immediate opening for the ACA Coordinator.  The...

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

August 19, 2019 | CCOF Blog
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) inspections started this year for large produce farms in California and across the United States.
August 19, 2019 | CCOF Blog
Use our sturdy "CCOF Certified Organic" signs to promote your certified organic status at farmers' markets, organic processing facilities, your farm gate, and more, or use them as fence markers for your organic fields. Now available double-sided,...
August 19, 2019 | CCOF Blog
The Ceres Community Project, a nonprofit that promotes the production of and access to healthy, sustainable food as the foundation of health, released a new report describing their efforts to advance policy and systems change to support a healthy,...
August 19, 2019 | CCOF Blog
On Monday, August 12, CCOF partner organization California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) released a publication that highlights the ongoing challenge of climate change on California farms and calls for farmer-driven solutions.  The...