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About CCOF

A helpful flyer about CCOF. Includes a brief history and our organic principles!

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
Add Acreage Instructions

Instructions for adding additional acreage to your existing certification.

Grower, Livestock producer Instructions
Affidavit of Input Material Composition

Clients may use this form for single ingredient input materials when they have knowledge of the material’s composition, such as straw, wood chips, and raw manure.

Grower, Livestock producer Form
Allowed Livestock Medications

Helpful tips on allowed medications for organic livestock.

Livestock producer Helpful documents or flyer
Apiculture Colony Application

Use this form, in place of the Livestock Animal Application, to describe your bee hive/colony. Submit this with your initial CCOF application or if/when you have new hives/colonies you wish to certify.

Grower, Livestock producer Organic System Plan
Application for Parcel Transfer

Use to transfer parcels between CCOF certified operations.

Grower, Livestock producer Form
Become a Certified Facility

Would you like to make certified organic products for others, or pack your own products into other companies' labels? How about provide your services to certified organic businesses? Become a certified facility with CCOF and open yourself up to the growing organic marketplace!

Grower, Livestock producer, Processor or Handler, Retail, Processor located in Canada, Trader or Broker or Private label owner, I am not an organic operation Helpful documents or flyer
Biodiversity & Natural Resource Cost-Based Monitoring Log

Organic production must, by definition, be managed to respond to site-specific conditions by integrating cultural, biological and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance and conserve natural resources. Certified organic operations must select, carry out and record production practices that “maintain or improve the natural resources of the operation,” (NOP§205.200). This template can be used to track costs associated with pest and fertility management on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis in order to monitor the effectiveness of the Biodiversity Conservation & Natural Resource Management plan outlined in OSP form G4.2 

This template is available for download as a PDF, Microsoft Word, or Google Template (Google email account is required). See links below.

Grower, Livestock producer Helpful documents or flyer, Template or worksheet
Biodiversity & Natural Resource Monitoring Log

Organic production must integrate cultural, biological and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance and conserve natural resources. Certified organic operations must select, carry out and record production practices that “maintain or improve the natural resources of the operation,” (NOP §205.200). This template can be used to record observations made on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis to monitor the effectiveness of the Biodiversity Conservation & Natural Resource Management plan outlined in OSP form G4.2.

This template is available for download as a PDF, Microsoft Word, or Google Template (Google email account is required). See links below.

Grower, Livestock producer Helpful documents or flyer, Template or worksheet
Biodiversity Resources

Included:

  • Biodiversity Continuum Chart (Wild Farm Alliance)
  • Biodiversity: What it is and How to Increase it on Your Farm (Wild Farm Alliance) 
  • Biodiversity Conservation: An Organic Farmer's and Certifier's Guide (Wild Farm Alliance)
  • Wild Pollinators: Agriculture’s Forgotten Partners (Wild Farm Alliance)
  • Hedgerows: Benefits to Farmers, Benefits to Wildlife (Santa Cruz County Resource Conservation District/CAFF)
Grower, Livestock producer Helpful documents or flyer