Written by Jane Sooby and Kelly Damewood
on Monday, August 4, 2014
on certification process, marketing
The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) recently published the Vegetable Grower’s Guide to Organic Certification. The guide, written by certified organic farmer Emily Oakley at the request of NYFC, explains the value of organic certification and breaks down the application process for vegetable growers interested in taking the next steps.
The guide not only explains the history of the organic movement, but also highlights several compelling reasons for certification.
Oakley comments that certification allows operations to sell at better prices, builds credibility with new customers, and...
Written by Jon Knapp
on Monday, June 30, 2014
on certification process, help and tips, MyCCOF, services
Do you have trouble using MyCCOF or are you unsure where to start? You do not need to struggle any longer.
Managing your certification paperwork and process can be made simpler with MyCCOF, our online certification management system. Now is the time to start using your account!
Sharpen those pencils and ready yourself to take notes because we created seven brief video tutorials covering:
How to get your organic certificate:
Find and download copies of all active certificates and client profiles for your operation.
Managing your Organic System Plan (OSP):
Find and download your current OSP...
Written by Jake Lewin
on Friday, January 3, 2014
on certification process, farming: materials and inputs, food safety, inputs, materials, materials and inputs, MyCCOF, services
Our efforts to reduce paperwork, simplify certification, and provide benefits to our members continue in 2014! We are pleased to present three important new tools built to meet your needs: our new online Materials Search, expansion of MyCCOF: Supplier Management, and field-level food safety certification.
MyCCOF: Materials Search – Viva La Revolution!
The CCOF materials revolution continues in January 2014 with a bold new offering free for all CCOF certified members.
After changing how materials are managed and providing better, faster reviews, we have taken the next step. All CCOF internally...