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Response times may be slow due to the wildfires affecting Santa Cruz County and Covid-19. Organic compliance deadlines and inspections will be delayed for businesses affected by these crises. Read the latest updates on the Northern California wildfires, and visit our Covid-19 webpage to find pandemic-specific information »

Los tiempos de respuesta serán lentos debido a los incendios forestales afectando al condado de Santa Cruz y COVID-19. Los plazos de cumplimiento orgánico y las inspecciones se retrasarán para los negocios afectados por estas crisis.  Lea las últimas actualizaciones sobre los incendios forestales del norte de California y visite nuestra página web de Covid-19 para encontrar información específica a la pandemia »

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Apply for Appointment to CCOF's LLC Management Committee

The CCOF Board of Directors is seeking applications from individuals for appointment to the CCOF Certification Services, LLC Management Committee. The LLC Management Committee is appointed by the board and has the responsibility to control and manage the business and affairs of CCOF Certification Services, LLC.

Attending EcoFarm? Join CCOF for a Celebration

Eco Farm Blog Photo
Photo by Liz Birnbaum
 
CCOF is hosting a reception to celebrate the release of the Policy Report for the Roadmap to an Organic California project.

Black CCOF Patch “Trucker” Hats are Back in Stock!

Back by popular demand, our black trucker-style hats featuring a “Support Organic Farmers” CCOF patch on the front are in stock in the CCOF store! This style has been incredibly popular–so act fast.

These hats are black organic cotton twill with a foam front, flat bill, and mesh back. One size fits all. Get one for your favorite farmer or organic supporter today!

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter
Dear CCOF Family, 
 
The unjust killing and systemic oppression of Black lives transcends politics—it speaks to the deepest core of our humanity. 
 
We are deeply disturbed by the unjust murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Nina Pop, Dreasjon Reed, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and David McAtee.

Blueprint for an Organic World: 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference

Register now for the 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference on February 29 in Sacramento!

Born in DC, Raised in Senegal, & Studying Organic with a Little Help from MOM’s Organic Market

Malcolm St Cyr
Many people and organic businesses from around the country often ask those of us at CCOF, “So, does CCOF only work in California?” The short answer is, “No, we’re all across North America!” 
 
CCOF Certification Services certifies more than 4,300 operations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The CCOF Foundation grants to students, teachers, and farms all across the country. So, when we say that we want to create a world where organic is the norm, we mean it.

Build Your Business with Organic

Have you ever been asked to make organic products? During these uncertain times it can be hard to envision change, but this might be the perfect time to consider adding organic products to your line. With the expanding consumer demand for organic products, brand owners are looking for co-packers to make their products and retailers are looking for organic versions of existing products. 
 
The USDA organic regulations are not as complicated as they may seem.

Building Resilience Together in 2020

Resilience

Dear CCOF Family,

2020 has been a wild ride. A national pandemic, a looming recession, a racial injustice reckoning, and now unprecedented wildfires sweeping through CCOF’s hometown of Santa Cruz, California and across Northern California.  

Calling All Organic Consultants – Resources for You!

Are you an organic consultant? CCOF has resources for you and your clients. Our Support Resources area is a toolkit for gaining and maintaining organic certification. Be sure to check out our handy tips! 
 
As an organic consultant, you understand how crucial recordkeeping is to the audit trail. We have a series of templates for easy recordkeeping.

Cast Your Vote in the CCOF Big Valley Chapter 2018 Election

The CCOF Big Valley Chapter (BV Chapter) election voting period is open until Thursday, June 28. If you are part of the BV Chapter, make sure your voice is heard!
 
Your vote is vital to the member-driven democratic process of electing CCOF leadership. 
The CCOF Chapter Bylaws require a 10 percent quorum of chapter members for election purposes. The Big Valley Chapter currently has 189 members, which means we need 19 votes to fulfill a quorum.  A simple majority ratifies a vote.
 

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