Useful Links

Organic Trade Association

Organic Trade Association (OTA) is a membership-based business association that focuses on the organic business community in North America.

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada

The Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada is a unique institution facilitating research and education for organic producers and consumers to build sustainable communities.

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

IFOAM is a facilitator of the worldwide organic movement and works to be the international authority and most effective voice on all matters organic.

The Organic Federation of Canada

The OFC works on behalf of farmers, processors, retailers and certifiers to see that Organic Products Regulations are implemented and maintained to support the growth of the Canadian organic market, in a spirit that builds harmonious consensus.

Organic Farming Research Foundation

OFRF has an integrated strategy of grant making, policy, education and networking initiatives supporting organic farmers’ immediate information needs while moving the public and policy makers toward greater investment in organic farming systems.

University of Saskatchewan Organic Information Website

The Organic Information Website is a source of research information focused on the agronomics and economics of organic farming.

Organic Consumers Association

The Organic Consumers Association is a grassroots, non-profit organization dealing with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children’s health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability, and other key topics.

Canadian Organic Growers

Canadian Organic Growers Inc. is Canada’s national membership-based education and networking organization representing farmers, gardeners, consumers, and supporters in all provinces and territories.

Saskatchewan Agriculture

An excellent source of information on organic practices and issues.

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives

Useful information on all facets of the organic food production system, whether you are a producer, consumer, educator or just beginning to learn about the organic food industry.

Organic Crop Production Basics

A brief introduction to the primary challenges in an organic crop production system.

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food & Rural Affairs

Another excellent source of information on organic farming and many issues related to the industry.

Agri-Food Trade Service – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

The Agri-Food Trade Service (ATS) provides centralized access to market information, trade counseling, and export support activities, which will take the exporter from initial enquiry to foreign market.

Canadian General Standards Board – Organic Agriculture

The CGSB administers the standards development process by establishing and supporting balanced standards committees that represent producers, users, general interest and regulatory members, to arrive at voluntary consensus standards.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency works to ensure public health risks associated with the food supply and transmission of animal disease to humans are minimized and managed.