Alberta Organic Producers Association

AOPA is a non-profit offering organic certification as well as mentorship, workshops, field days, newsletters and opportunities to be involved in the organic food industry from production to consumer.

Canadian Organic Growers

COG offers a range of extension services including online and on-farm training and resources that includes BMP books and guides that promote sustainable and commercially viable production methods.

Canada Organic Trade Association

COTA specializes and is involved in all regulatory and policy aspects of the, and members include growers, shippers, processors, exporters, retailers, and all points along the organic value chain.

Manitoba Organic Alliance

MOA promotes the interests of the organic sector, addresses issues of importance, and helps to create growth opportunities by promoting the benefits, integrity and development of the organic supply chain. 

Organic Alberta


Organic Alberta is a membership driven nonprofit association that represent organics in Alberta and strengthens the organic community through leadership, networking, education, communication and advocacy. 

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada


OACC facilitates and leads research and education supporting organic producers, consumers and other organic stakeholders to foster sustainable communities.

Organic BC

Organic BC is an umbrella association representing organic certifying agencies in the province. Their grassroots network of organic certifiers, farmers, processors and consumers is working to build healthy soil, ecosystems, people and communities. 



Look to OrganicBiz as your online source of news and information specifically tailored to the needs of farmers already practising organic agriculture and farmers considering it.

Organic Federation of Canada


The OFC manages the Standards Interpretation Committee, coordinates the review of the Canadian Organic Standards, and supports organic research.



SaskOrganic is a non-profit, membership-based, umbrella organization that unites the province’s producers, processors, buyers, traders, certifiers and consumers of certified organic food and fibre.

University of Manitoba


Dr. Martin Entz and his research group in the Department of Plant Science in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba work on sustainable agricultural systems.

University of Saskatchewan


Find information on research and extension for organic agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan Department of Plant Science.