Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund

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

Register for the 2019 Organic Grower Summit

Join us in Monterey on December 4-5 for this event bringing organic fresh food producers and their service and supply chain partners together for information, education, and networking opportunities. CCOF members get a discount on registration! Register today »

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! Learn more and apply today »


Food safety
Food Safety by and for Organic

CCOF can help you get ready to comply with FSMA requirements and satisfy buyers' food safety requirements. Our GLOBALG.A.P. certification and assessments have multiple programs to meet your needs, all with an organic focus. Learn more about how we can meet your food safety needs »

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.

August 4, 2019

Enjoy a free tour of one of the most beautiful locations in Santa Cruz—the 30-acre organic farm at UC Santa Cruz. Guided public tours of the farm are...

August 10, 2019

Permaculture Food Forests: Planning, Growing and Enjoying Year-Round AbundanceAn Applied Permaculture Practicum in Santa Cruz & Surrounding...

October 1, 2019

Training formatted to support needs of busy professionals who want to improve their problem solving and operational improvement skills. Learn to:–...

Looking for a vegetable or strawberry grower to lease a 77-acre section of our farm. The Lessee...

Lundberg Family Farms (LFF) is looking for an experienced Farm Manager to oversee and manage the...

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CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

October 7, 2019 | CCOF Blog
On October 1, 2019 USDA reopened the Origin of Livestock proposed rule for additional comments. The proposed rule was closed by USDA in 2015 without notice but was reopened for a new 60-day comment period. Comments can be submitted until December 2...
October 7, 2019 | CCOF Blog
Last week CCOF submitted eight written comments to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) ahead of their fall 2019 meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
October 1, 2019 | CCOF Blog
The application deadline for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program is fast approaching!  Any operation that is located within the United States and received organic certification between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019 may...