One Focus
One Focus: Organic

We're celebrating all the things CCOF's members and supporters helped us accomplish in 2017 in our organizational annual report. Learn about the many ways we support the growth of organic and how you can get involved »

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 about Cost Share »

The Organic Training Institute

Through hands-on trainings, workshops, and seminars, the Organic Training Institute provides resources for organic professionals that cover the latest organic research and best production practices. Take a look at our 2018 Fall Term lineup »

CCOF Foundation
Contribute to the CCOF Foundation Annual Fund

Joining our Annual Fund helps provide important support for the CCOF Foundation’s programs, and also includes additional benefits and recognition for donors at this level. Learn how you can help invest in organic futures today »

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.

April 14, 2018

Permaculture is an ethically based whole-systems design approach that uses concepts, principles, and methods derived from ecosystems, indigenous...

August 21, 2018

Well-designed recordkeeping systems can facilitate sound farm management, reduce stress, promote farm sustainability, and track organic products from...

September 9, 2018

Early Fall is the height of perennial and annual plant growth in our gardens. With so much biomass gardens are uniquely poised to make a plethora of...

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Certified Organic veggie/fruit/berry/flower farm. Small home plus separate 1-BR apartment. Two...

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

August 20, 2018 | CCOF Blog
I’ve been to a lot of farms in my day but have never witnessed one so profoundly bent on creating a closed loop symbiotic system as Whisky Hill Farms. This 14-acre CCOF certified organic farm cultivates tropical plants, heirloom vegetables and...
Erin Franey
August 20, 2018 | CCOF Blog
Erin Franey is honored to be part of the CCOF farmer community as a second season apprentice at Rainshadow Organics, a 200-acre full-diet farm in central Oregon. Her interest in farming is rooted in a boundless curiosity in food systems, food...
August 13, 2018 | Press Releases
CCOF Initiates Search for New CEO (August 13, 2018) Santa Cruz, CA – CCOF—the nation’s leader in organic certification, advocacy, and education—announced today that its long-serving Executive Director/CEO Cathy Calfo will step down from her position...
August 13, 2018 | CCOF Blog
The National Organic Program (NOP) released a new report and two policy memos as part of the program’s Organic Enforcement Action Plan.  The report, Organic Import Oversight: Collaboration Opportunities and Technology Needs Assessment, responds to...