Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) - governmental agricultural strategy, food policies, and public opinion research.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) - food regulations and guidance to the food industry.
Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) - standards development and conformity assessments.
Health Canada - food consumption and nutrition and healthy eating governmental guidelines.
Organic Standards Interpretation Committee (SIC) - binding interpretations adopted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the organic sector.
Canadian Organic Growers (COG) - workshops and advocacy tools in support of organic growers and consumers.
Organic Federation of Canada (OFC) - organic standards development and the Organic Science Cluster.
Organic BC - local organic producers, processors, and distributors in BC, as well as information on market growth and challenges.
Québec Bio - QuébecBio is the communications subsidiary of the Filière biologique du Québec
Growers of Organic Food Yukon (GoOFY) - organic growing and processing in the Yukon.
Organic Alberta - Alberta’s organic industry, buyers, and organic supply chain.
SaskOrganics - organic market, organic priorities, and trade development in Saskatchewan.
Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) - organic market sector and opportunities in Manitoba.
Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) - organic operators and offering in Ontario, as well as key issues that impact the organic sector in Ontario.
Union des Producteurs Agricoles (UPA) - Quebec’s farming and forestry industry.
Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN) - Atlantic Canadian organic agricultural community production and growth.
Prince Edward Island Certified Organic Producers Co-operative (PEI COPC)- organic production and consumption in Prince Edward Island.
International Federation of Organic Movements (IFOAM) - policy work at the international level for organic farming standards and organic accreditation and certification.
International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) - organic inspector processes and protocols.
Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) - products allowed for use in organic production and processing.
Organic Trade Association (OTA) - COTA’s sister association in the USA with resources on organic trade and advocacy in the USA.
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) - ongoing interdisciplinary research transferred into agricultural practice located in Brussels, Belgium.
Organic Science and Research
Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) - organic science research located at Dalhousie University.
Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM (TIPI) - the advancement of organic agriculture research and the implementation of organic scientific knowledge.
Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) - sustainable food production research located at the University of British Columbia.
The Organic Center - sustainable agriculture and health, as well as environmental impacts of organic food and farming located in Washington D.C.
Organic Conformity Verification Bodies
Organic BC - local organic producers, processors, and distributors in BC as well as information on market growth and challenges.
Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ) - evaluation services designed to meet certification bodies specific needs.
International Organic And Sustainable Accreditation (IOAS) - the application of the standards and the requirements for certification of sustainability eco-labels.
Organic Certification Bodies
Organic Month- Canada's largest annual celebration of organic food, farming, and products across the country.
Équiterre - the procurement of local and sustainable food in public facilities and organizations in Quebec.
Food Secure Canada (FSC) - food security and food sovereignty support and advocacy in Canada.
Seed Change - eco-friendly agriculture and biodiversity.
Organic Connections - National conference that gathers main organic stakeholders in the Prairies.