CCOF is continuing our services with staff working safely from home. Although response times may be slower, we are here to support you and welcome new applications to join the CCOF-certified family. Inspector resources are limited in some areas, and scheduling inspections may take longer than usual. Visit our Crisis Resilience page for COVID-19 updates and resources.
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COVID-19 Crisis Resilience Resources

We've compiled resources for the organic community to help you learn more and navigate this challenging time. Find support on our Crisis Resilience Resources page »

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Cost Share – A Refund of Organic Certification Fees!

Receive a reimbursement of 50% of your certification costs (up to $500 per scope of certification), including California State Organic Program Fees! Learn more »

Roadmap to an Organic California: Policy Report

The Roadmap to an Organic California: Policy Report outlines the steps to use organic to sequester more carbon, stimulate local economies, and protect the health of all Californians. Read the report and get involved »

Let CCOF Certify Your Hemp and CBD

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

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August 8, 2020

August 2020 - May 2021Do you want to gain hands-on skills and build community around growing food? Interested in learning best practices for orchard...

August 29, 2020

Do you want to gain more permaculture design experience? This 8-day Advanced Design Course is an excellent follow-up to a Permaculture Design Course...

October 5, 2020

Agriculture technology & engineering 2020 invites Leading Agriculture technologists, University Professors, Policy Makers, Young individuals,...

A variety of hardneck garlics including Chesnok Red, Metechi, and Purple Italian all raised and...

Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAccounts Payable – Receive all invoices, code to proper...

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CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

August 11, 2020 | Certification News
MyCCOF: Materials Search in Spanish has been improved to include translations for material scopes, classifications, and restrictions. You can access the Spanish Materials Search by clicking the “Materials Search” button in MyCCOF, and choosing “En...
August 11, 2020 | Certification News
MyCCOF: La búsqueda de materiales en español ha sido actualizada para incluir traducciones de los alcances, clasificaciones, y restricciones de materiales. Puede acceder la búsqueda de materiales en español haciendo clic en el botón Búsqueda de...
August 11, 2020 | CCOF Blog
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that they are reducing reimbursement rates for the Organic Certification Cost Share Program. Congress set the current reimbursement rates in the 2018 Farm Bill at 75 percent of the certified organic...
August 11, 2020 | CCOF Blog
Numerous scientific studies show that organic farming improves soil health and builds soil organic matter, which sequesters carbon in the soil and helps mitigate climate change.  This makes organic farming a good match for the California Department...