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CCOF 50th Anniversary - 2023
Celebrating 50 years of advancing organic agriculture for producers, consumers, and the planet.
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Strengthening Organic Enforcement Rule (SOE) has been published!

The new regulations impact both certified and uncertified operations. Find out what this means for you and learn more »

OCal - Comparable-to-Organic Cannabis Certification in California

Cannabis growers in California can now display their commitment to growing their products organically through CCOF's comparable-to-organic OCal certification. Learn more »

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.

December 12, 2023

This 8th annual supply chain conference features innovative, sustainable, and value-added opportunities for farmers, grain handlers, processors,…

August 2, 2023

This is a training provided by a Registered Trainer. To know more about Registered Trainers, please click here. Course Instructor: Astrid H…

July 14, 2023

CCOF Academy Courses via Evansfield Group:Lead Trainer: Astrid Goplen - GLOBALG.A.P. Registered Trainer   Fresh produce retailers and brokers are…

Landlord in Castroville, Monterey County, CA, seeks sheep or goat herder to graze partially fenced…
Capay Valley Farm Shop, a for-profit, majority farmer-owned social enterprise, seeks an experienced…
Salary Range: $68,000-$78,000 per year Job Type: Exempt, full time with benefits Experience Level…

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

May 31, 2023 | Blog

We know that labor is often the biggest expense on the farm. We are looking to better understand issues producers are facing with labor. We are offering a $25 stipend to organic producers who participate in our survey. The online survey should take no more than 30 minutes to complete and can be found at

Please contact Jessica Gonzalez at if you have any questions or concerns.

May 31, 2023 | Blog

Farmers and ranchers across California are encouraged to apply to Zero Foodprint’s Restore Grant Program. The grant facilitates regenerative farming projects by providing grantees up to $25,000 for practices that sequester carbon, such as compost, cover cropping, prescribed grazing, and other regenerative practices.

Zero Foodprint believes that by regenerating soil, local food systems can play a part in reversing the global climate crisis. By creating an economic connection from consumers and businesses back to farmers and ranchers, we can restore soil health and sequester carbon.…

May 31, 2023 | Blog

Thanks to the generous support of our donors who believe in the environmental and social benefits organic farmers provide, we’ve added another eight inspiring farmers to our Organic Transition program, bringing our current roster up to twenty…

May 31, 2023 | Blog

Watsonville farm-working families continue to advocate for organic agriculture to protect the health of their children. At a city council meeting last month, community members advocated for all farms near schools to transition to organic and to stop spraying pesticide. 

Several farm-working parents spoke about the health effects of pesticide exposure on their children. This concern is not surprising given that Latino children are 91 percent more likely to attend schools with high pesticide exposure.  Organic agriculture protects the health of rural communities by prohibiting the…