Who is CCOF?

CCOF is more than just a certifier; we’re your partner in the organic movement.
We support and promote organic through certification, education, and advocacy. Buying organic is a direct investment in the future of our planet, so we work to grow the organic market and our members’ businesses by educating consumers about this important relationship to our food.

How can I get involved with the CCOF Trade Association?

CCOF publications will keep you fresh on organic. We provide a variety of resources that inform and connect the organic community. Our magazine, Certified Organic, features stories about our innovative members and other hot topics in organic. For those looking to learn organic basics, our fact sheets make understanding organic easy.

Browse our media room to become an expert on organic.

CCOF is an original in the organic movement. We have been fighting for organic integrity and the health of our planet since 1973, working to grow a food system you can trust. The support of the organic community – including food producers and consumers – is essential in this ongoing effort.

How can I help organic grow?

Learn about CCOF’s role in the history of the organic movement.

Dig in! There are lots of ways to get involved with organic.

CCOF members can use the chapter system to connect with other members of the organic community in their area or industry. Apprenticeships in organic agriculture offer great opportunities for those just starting out to build career skills and be part of the movement. Activists should look into our advocacy efforts for opportunities to voice their opinions and get involved. Also, don’t forget to check our calendar of events for exciting organic happenings near you.

Get Involved with CCOF

Want to be a part of our organic community? CCOF members receive exclusive benefits and promotion, plus they can feel good about helping to cultivate change in our food system.

Become a CCOF Foundation Member »
Apply for organic certification »

Get Active with Chapters

CCOF members can help shape the future of organic by getting involved with their chapters to organize events and advocate for organic research and programs.

Learn how to get involved with your CCOF chapter »