CCOF is continuing our services with our staff working safely from home. Although response times may be slower, we are here to support you. We welcome new applications to join the CCOF-certified family. Visit our Crisis Resilience page for updates and crisis resilience resources.
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COVID-19 Crisis ResilienceResources

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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Apply for a Future Organic Farmer Grant

Applications are now open for K-8 organic classroom project grants and higher and vocational education student grants. We want to help make your organic career dreams a reality. Learn more and apply today »

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 »

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Resolve Certification Requests Faster - Action Item Tracker

Has CCOF asked you for information recently? You can save time by responding directly to our request via the MyCCOF tool Action Item Tracker! Learn more about accessing and using the tool »

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.

June 15, 2020

United Fresh LIVE! is a response to an unprecedented challenge to our industry and our world. While citizens of the world are sheltering in place and...

June 16, 2020

Join the CCOF Foundation and Demeter USA for an introductory webinar on the basics of Biodynamic agriculture for organic growers.  Organic and...

July 8, 2020

Come see us at this year's Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, California. Visit our booth from July 8-9. We're excited to talk all things...

The Certification Specialist is responsible for daily functions such as pre-review of ROC...

Communications AssociateStatus: Half-Time, ExemptReports To: Director of Communications and...

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CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

May 26, 2020 | CCOF Blog
The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Coast Water Board) has released a draft Agricultural Order 4.0 to take the place of the existing order, which expires January 31, 2021. The Central Coast Water Board will hold three...
May 26, 2020 | CCOF Blog
I sat down with Farm to Table Talk host Rodger Wasson to discuss why organic matters with him. We dove right into CCOF’s Roadmap to an Organic California, a first-of-its-kind research project that investigates how organic is a solution to California...
May 14, 2020 | Certification News
As the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continues to create travel restrictions which may impact organic certification, the Accredited Certifiers Association (ACA) and the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) are...
John Trinterud
May 18, 2020 | Certification News
CCOF thanks and congratulates John Trinterud for his 19 years as an outstanding organic inspector and mentor. Trinterud, who currently lives with his wife, Colene, in Walnut Creek, recently announced his retirement in order to spend more time with...