February 13, 2024

Herbs and Organics – The Perfect Pairing 

This month's Buzz Builder is in celebration of Canadian Ag Day.  COTA celebrates the organic value chain.  From farming, processing, manufacturing, distribution, and retail, we applaud all people involved in the creation of Canadian organic food, feed, and seed!  Celebrate Ag Day by thanking an organic farmer! Tag @canadaorganictrade and #cdnagday for a repost!   For this Buzz Builder, we asked our member, St. Francis Herb Farm, to share their insights on why they are committed to organic herb farming.    
January 3, 2024

Soil: Shaped by Nature, Serving Humanity, and Deserving of Appreciation

Growing up on a mixed farm in Saskatchewan (SK) offered plenty of opportunities to connect with soil, however, Dr. Andrew Hammermeister had little recognition of how valuable our soil resource was. Read about soil health from Dr. Andrew Hammermeister!
September 28, 2023

In Recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day

In recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada, the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) acknowledges that Indigenous communities around the world have, for centuries, cultivated the land with a profound understanding of the natural environment.
January 25, 2023

The Yorkshire Valley Farms Canadian Eco-Scholar Award

Supporting the next generation of organic advocates
December 6, 2022

Speaking to Government about Organics

Speaking to Government about Organics
April 7, 2022

IFOAM Year of Organics 2022

Founded in 1972, IFOAM - Organics International is a membership-based organisation working to bring true sustainability to agriculture across the globe. Help IFOAM - Organics International raise awareness of initiatives worldwide seeking to protect our planet and empower organic farmers and their families! 
March 23, 2022

Canada’s First Organic Campus at Acadia University

A small Eastern Canadian campus with an enormous sustainable heart, Acadia was eager to host the launch as the first university enrolled in the program, it marked the start of their official campaign to becoming an ‘Organic Campus’ and adding the designation to their already long list of sustainable achievements.