Tag: Organic Council of Ontario

Project launched as pre-cursor to transparent organic price and production information

The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) has received funding to develop a data strategy specific to Ontario’s organic industry. The funding, awarded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program, will support a study to identify the most relevant data gaps in the organic industry, assess current and potential data tracking and collection points, and plan for a sustainable… Read more »

Why Don’t You Grow Organic?

The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) wants to understand why the province can’t seem to attract farmers and processors who want to fill the growing consumer demand for organic food. The organic market has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Ontario has more than $1 billion dollars in sales alone, about 30% of total Canadian… Read more »