Organic Organizations in Canada

Organic Organizations in Canada



Federal Governmental Organizations

National Organic Organizations

Provincial Organic Organizations

International Organizations

IFOAM – International Federation of Organic Movements – an umbrella organization of the organic world, uniting organic stakeholders from across the globe. IFOAM holds an assembly every three years and maintains an international organic standard.

OTA – Organic Trade Association – a membership based business association for organic agriculture and products in the USA.

OMRI – Organic Materials Review Institute – an international nonprofit organization that determines which input products are allowed for use in organic production and processing. OMRI publishes a list of allowable brand name products.

Other Resources

YA – Young Agrarians – a network for new and young ecological and organic farmers in Canada. YA promotes educational resources and services for farmers in Canada.

SeedChange – a national organization that promotes ecological agriculture and partners with farmers in Canada and across globe to strengthen local food systems.

ACORN – Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network – a non-profit organization that promotes organic agriculture in Atlantic Canada by facilitating information exchange, coordinating non-formal education for producers and consumers and networking with the organic stakeholders.

FCS – Farmers for Climate Solutions – a national alliance of farmer organizations and supporters who believe that agriculture must be part of the solution to climate change.