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Cultivating Our Vision for Organic

Learn more about how we're cultivating our vision for organic in the 2021 CCOF organizational annual report. Read about all the ways you helped us contribute to advancing organic agriculture in 2021 »

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Coming soon! Changes to regulations may require organic certification.

The USDA National Organic Program is strengthening organic enforcement. Organic certification may be required soon for operations that buy and sell organic products, including brokers, traders, distributors, importers, and private label owners. Find out what this means for you and learn more »

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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! Producers transitioning to organic can also receive additional reimbursements. Claim your refund »

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.

Location: Lovall Valley, Sonoma, CA We manage and farm an orchard of approximately 1,050 mature…
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Location: UC ANR - Davis Date Posted: June 6, 2022 Closing Date: July 28, 2022 The University of…

CCOF News: Stay Up-to-Date on Organic

June 21, 2022 | Blog

The UC Davis Food Systems Lab, CCOF’s partner in the California Meat Processing Coalition, has launched a new project to connect farmers and ranchers, slaughter and processing facilities, and meat purchasers in new local and regional meat supply chains in California. The project will focus on building supply chains in the Sacramento Valley, Sierra Foothills, and North Coast regions of California.  
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June 21, 2022 | Blog
Market Volatility and Pantry Loading Subsiding, Industry Growth Shifting Back Toward Historic Trends, According to Organic Trade Association's Latest Industry Survey

Following an unprecedented year marked by pantry loading and supply shortages, the latest Organic Industry Survey from the Organic Trade Association (OTA) shows consumers returned to more stable, buy-as-you-need shopping patterns in 2021. Between 2020 and 2021, organic sales surpassed $63 billion, with $1.4 billion (2 percent) total growth over the year. Food sales, which accounts for over 90 percent of organic sales, rose to…

June 21, 2022 | Blog
Joanna Letz of CCOF-Certified Bluma FarmJoanna Letz of CCOF-Certified Bluma Farm

Dear CCOF Members and Supporters,

Last year, 2021, was a year of internal reflection and focused action. We’re navigating a new world after a tumultuous couple of years. This time of change gifted CCOF with the opportunity to home in on who we are and how we do our work while also taking strategic action to grow and support…

June 13, 2022 | Blog

Radtke’s past, present, and future visions are grounded in her family’s roots in organic dairy. She was brought up in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, a region known for rolling savannas and prairies, mostly developed into agriculture. Radtke’s family is proud of their operation and are advocates for the benefits of organic in their community. While Radtke was enrolled in 4-H, she continued her…