Organic practices

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 17, 2022

Organic agriculture is built on four main principles: Health, Ecology, Care, and Fairness.

Organic agriculture is built on four main principles: Health, Ecology, Care, and Fairness.
March 10, 2022

21 Reasons to Choose Organic

Beyond the farm, the organic standards apply to the preparing, handling, packaging, and transportation of organic products. This includes rules regarding ingredients; processing aids; cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing; substances for pest control; segregation from non-organic products during handling, transportation and storage; and, much more. Choosing organic food and products helps produce healthy food for all. Here are 21 reasons to make the change and start choosing organic!
August 27, 2021

Organic Week 2021 Canada’s Largest Celebration of Organic is on the Way

Organic farming and food are a vital part of the […]
June 29, 2021

Organic Agriculture Uses Ecological Innovation to Support Regenerative Practices  

Hear it from Dr. Andrew Hammermeister, the Director of the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada. 
March 31, 2021

Inspector Insights & Organic Integrity

Committed to the organic sector for the past 9 years, Sébastien Houle is working to build a more sustainable world as the General Manager of Ecocert Canada. Ecocert is recognized with 30 years of auditing and certification experience in more than 150 different standards, including organic certification in over 130 countries.
February 24, 2021

Challenges and Opportunities: My Perspective as a Woman Working in Organic Agriculture

Allison J. Squires is the Owner and Operator of Upland Organics, a family-run certified organic grain farm located near Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan. Upland Organics farms over 2000 acres and produces several crop types including pulses, cereals, and oilseeds. 
January 27, 2021

How to Keep Innovating and Improving the Organic World

Arran Stephens is a Canadian entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist.He is co-founder of Nature's Path, a leading manufacturer of organic foods. He is regarded as a pioneer in the food industry and has received numerous acknowledgments for his work promoting sustainable agriculture, organics, and opposition to genetic food modification.
November 25, 2020

Organic Summit: Climate Change & Organic Solutions

From November 16th to 20th, COTA held our annual Organic […]