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March 17, 2021
Assembly Bill 125 will place the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms and Worker Protection Bond Act before the voters in 2022 Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) and a broad coalition…
September 21, 2020
100% of Donations to the Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund Goes to Organic Farmers in Need  (September 14, 2020) Santa Cruz, CA – The CCOF Foundation is poised to help organic farmers recover from the unprecedented wildfires burning across the …
August 10, 2020
(August 6, 2020) Santa Cruz, CA – CCOF’s GLOBALG.A.P. program has received the nation’s highest key performance indicator (KPI) rating for any GLOBALG.A.P certification body operating in the United States.  CCOF is the leading organic certifier in…
February 18, 2020
(February 18, 2020) Sacramento, CA – California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) is releasing a groundbreaking plan to use organic farming to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change.   Three decades of peer-reviewed…
January 27, 2020
PHOTO: U.S. farmers featured in Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold’s Super Bowl commercial toast an organic beer to 6 for 6-Pack.  */ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Americans can help increase organic farmland by purchasing a 6-Pack of Pure Gold (January 27, 2020)…
October 4, 2019
Photo Caption: David Robles, a 2017 and 2018 recipient of CCOF's Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund, takes a tractor for a spin at the U.C. Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Robles is now farm manager for Food What?!, a…
May 10, 2019
  (May 7, 2019) Monterey, CA – Exhibitor booth registration is now open for the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) on December 4-5, 2019, in Monterey, California. Organic supply chain partners and service providers are encouraged to sign up for a booth…
April 8, 2019
  (April 8, 2019) Santa Cruz, CA – CCOF—the nation’s leader in organic certification, advocacy, and education—announced today that April Crittenden has been named chief certification officer for CCOF Certification Services, LLC effective April 16…
February 17, 2019
State should seize opportunity to multiply economic, health, and environmental benefits by growing more “Certified Organic”   (February 27, 2019) FRESNO, CA – Surging consumer demand for organic foods has created an opportunity for California to…
July 11, 2013
(May 9, 2013) Santa Cruz, CA – CCOF announced today that its industry-leading tool, MyCCOF, has been expanded with new services for CCOF-certified entities and organic industry buyers. The updated MyCCOF includes the first online access to digitized…