COG OSO is looking for an Editor for Down to Earth

Down to Earth is our Quarterly E-Newsletter that reports on local organic upcoming events, chapter events and programs and Steering Committee business, annual recognition of volunteers, Interviews with local organic farmers, growers, gardeners, a Recipe Corner and Book Reports on relevant books plus including and tracking advertisements from our sponsors and from local organic producers. There is scope for creative development of Down to Earth in content and in technical presentation.

The Editor is responsible to send a Call for News and Reports, invite articles from local organic experts, coordinate with the Assistant and Layout and Mailing Editors to production phases of Down to Earth. The editor tracks ads in Down to Earth from our sponsors. The editor has scope for writing articles, reporting on interviews in consultation with the Communications Lead.

This is an excellent opportunity to get to know and explore the community of organic growers and to become known by them as well. The Down to Editor will work closely with the Steering Committee to ensure complete and accurate coverage and efficient production.

Please send a letter of interest and a resume including your education and experience relevant to the role of Editor Down to Earth to


Feast of Fields

Carefor Health & Community Services in partnership with The Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa St.Lawrence Outaouais chapter are pleased to present Feast of Fields.  A celebration of organic food, beer and wine.

When: Wednesday, October 5th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Jean Pigott Hall – Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West

Tickets: $65 with a $20 tax receipt

More information and to purchase tickets