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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! Producers transitioning to organic can also receive additional reimbursements. Claim your refund »

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USDA's Strengthening Organic Enforcement Rule (SOE) has been published!

The new organic regulations impact both certified and uncertified operations. Find out what this means for you and how we can help you quickly comply »

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Annual Report Carousel - July 2023
Read the 2022 CCOF Foundation Annual Report

Learn about all the ways you helped us contribute to advancing organic agriculture in 2022 »

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Bricmont
Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund

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

Septiembre 26, 2023

Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) presents open office hours for those with questions about the steps to becoming certified organic....

Octubre 4, 2023

CCOF-certified organic farmer and author David Mas Masumoto will join CCOF via Zoom on October 4 from noon to 1 p.m. for a discussion of his new book...

Octubre 5, 2023

Come join Community Alliance with Family Farms at Tenderly Rooted (Biggs, CA) to learn from owner Kaben Kramer about building out a Direct to...

Apricot Lane Farms is a 234-acre farm integrated within a reawakened ecosystem. With a team that...
ABOUT ECO TERRENO Companies, like great wines, are not just produced; rather they are carefully...
Title: Ranch Infrastructure Specialist Term: Full Time Wage: Competitive industry salary and...

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

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50 reasons to choose organic
Septiembre 19, 2023 | Blog

In the past 50 years since CCOF’s founding in 1973, research about organic has come a long way. We now know that the benefits of organic our founding members believed in so fiercely are backed by scientific data to have a measurable effect on the wellbeing of our planet, communities, and economy. 

Interested in digging deeper into the research on organic? Read our Roadmap to an Organic California: Benefits Report for more details...

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Compost
Septiembre 18, 2023 | Blog

Sign up for Zero Foodprint’s Compost Connector program to receive $10 off per ton on your next compost purchase of up to 550 tons from an approved facility. 

To receive your reimbursement, begin by filling out an application on Zero Foodprint's website. After signing a contract, you will gain access to an online portal where you can start a claim to reserve compost discount credits. Use code FALLCOMPOST in your claim form to unlock a $10 per ton credit. This code is valid while funding lasts. 

Zero Foodprint launched...

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Septiembre 18, 2023 | Blog

CCOF-certified organic farmer and author David Mas Masumoto will join CCOF via Zoom on October 4 from noon to 1 p.m. for a discussion of his new book Secret Harvests: A Hidden Story of Separation and the Resilience of a Family Farm. Registration information will be shared in CCOF’s eNewsletter next week.

Mas and his family grow delicious organic peaches, nectarines, and raisin grapes in California’s Central Valley. Mas’ most well-known book, Epitaph for a Peach, explored the complexities of maintaining high-quality, heirloom fruit varieties in an era when...

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California congressman Sam Farr and Mark Lipson in the early days of creating the organic standards
Septiembre 18, 2023 | Blog

California congressman Sam Farr and Mark Lipson in the early days of creating the organic standards.

The Rodale Institute, a progenitor of the organic movement in the United States that built the scientific underpinnings of organic production, awarded Mark Lipson (CCOF’s first paid employee) the Organic Stewardship Award in a ceremony held at the Rodale research farm in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. 

Grounded by his home...