FVOPA
Fraser Valley Organic Producers' Association

Mailing Address

FVOPA
PO Box 19052
Delta, BC  V4L 2P8

Contact Info

Administrator: Margaret Paterson
Phone: (778) 434-3070 office, (604) 789-7586 cell
Fax: 1-866-230-0322 (toll free)
Email: admin(a)fvopa.ca
Website: http://www.fvopa.ca

Accreditation

BC Certified Organic Program ISO Compliant & NOP-Crops, Livestock, Processing, Handling

Date of Certificate

May 11, 2017-May 11, 2018

Certification Body Information

The Fraser Valley Organic Producers Association (FVOPA) was established in March, 2001 as an Incorporated Society in the Province of British Columbia. FVOPA is a self-sustaining organic certifier that provides organic certification services to an ISO (International Standards Organization) Guide 65 compliant program that is acceptable to all jurisdictions.

FVOPA provides certification services within the Province of BC, as well as other regions of Canada and our certification provides access to the global marketplace. FVOPA is a certifier of all stages of organic production (including farms in transition to organic) : Farm crops, livestock (including dairy), poultry, egg grading, greenhouses, mushrooms, processing facilities, handling, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and restaurateurs.

FVOPA certification includes organic product labeling. Operations certified by FVOPA ISO 65 compliant program may label their organic product with theBC official checkmark, which is comprised of the prescribed phrase "British Columbia Certified Organic" and the symbol "checkmark in a box".

FVOPA certified operators are authorised to label their products as “ Organic” and may use the accompanying Canada Organic logo. Under the terms of the Canada/US Equivalency Arrangement FVOPA certified operators may also label their organic products with the USDA seal. Both logos are permitted on organic product labels in either country providing the organic content of the product is 95% or more and the usage guidelines are adhered to. Operations certified by FVOPA can ship products out of BC to any province in Canada, to the USA, Europe and Asia. FVOPA is also recognized by CARTV which manages the Quebec organic agri-food industry.

FVOPA contracts Verification Officers (Inspectors) who are trained and fully qualified Inspector members of the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA). This is the body, recognized by the COABC and ISO 65, as being responsible for training and upgrading of Verification Officers under the CAN/CGSB.

As a leading advocate for sustainable agriculture, FVOPA is actively involved in community activities, and providing support and information to its membership through regular Board meetings, dissemination of information, and through membership of other associations such as the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) and the Canadian Organic Trade Association (COTA).

FVOPA accepts applications from large or small operations throughout the year.

Please contact our Administrator with your initial enquiry admin@fvopa.ca

Click here to download a Request for Application package.

You can email your request to FVOPA's Administrator, Margaret Paterson,
or fax it to 1-866-230-0322 ( toll free)

Board of Directors

President

David Janssens

Vice President Calvin Maarhuis
Treasurer/ Secretary

Mike Schoen

 

Director / COABC Rep


Director / COABC Alt

Jane Kerner

Susan Snow

Director Ken Takagaki
Director Corry Spitters
Director Ken Melech
Director Calvin Maarhuis

 

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Membership Listing, Found 96 entries

Transitional Assessed to the BC Organic Standards and in transition to full organic status. For more information click here.
Pending Application for assessment to the BC Organic Standards submitted - certification review decision pending. For more information click here.

Enterprise Contact City Status Class
AB Integrated Solutions Inc. / North of 49 Naturals Inc. Andrew Small North Vancouver Certified Processor/Handler/Packer
Agro Roasters Ltd. Dusty Smith,
Marina Castro
Vancouver Certified Packer/Processor
Agropur Dairy Cooperative Denis Kizin Burnaby Certified Processor/Packer
Aico Pioneer Enterprises Ltd. Yunzhen (Tony) Chen Richmond Pending Sprouts
All Seasons Mushrooms Gursher Sandhu Langley Certified Mushroom/Packer/Processor
All Seasons Mushrooms Inc. - Crossfield, Alberta Greg Gray,
Gursher Sandhu
Crossfield Certified Mushroom/Packer/Processor
Apex Foodsource Ltd Marissa Carlos,
Tim DeHaan
Abbotsford Certified Custom Processor
Asia Pacific Farm Enterprises Inc. Jules Hou Aldergrove Certified Packer/Mushroom
Athwal Farms Taranjeet Athwal,
Gurpal Athwal
Richmond Certified Producer
Bateman Berry Farm & Westberry Farms & Parsat Enterprises Parm Bains,
Simran Bains
Abbotsford Certified/T3 Farm/Processor/Handler/Packer
Bevo Farms Inc Leo Benne,
Peter Kuijvenhove
Milner, Certified Greenhouse
Bissel Spur Farms Ltd. Pamela Krause Abbotsford Certified Poultry
Black Canyon Ranch (Ashcroft) Rob Donaldson,
Pamela Krause
Ashcroft Certified Producer
Blue Goose Cattle Co - BlueRidge Frank Schlueter - Manager,
Doug Sinclair - President
Lillooet Certified Farm
Blue Goose Cattle Co - Grindrod Doug Sinclair,
Erika Davidson
North Vancouver T3 Farm
Blue Goose Cattle Co - Walhachin/Dent Doug Sinclair,
Frank Schlueter
Walhachin Certified Farm
Blue Goose Cattle Co - Waversek Div Doug Sinclair,
Frank Schlueter
Little Fort Certified Farm
Blue Goose Cattle Co. #6 - Bees & Honey Doug Sinclair Cache Creek Pending Apiary/Farm
Blue Goose Cattle Co. - #3 Fischer/Loon Lake Doug Sinclair,
Frank Schlueter
Cache Creek Pending/T2 Farm
Bluedale Farm Corp. Nathaniel Blue Chilliwack Certified Producer
Bond Consulting Services Inc. Andrew Menham Richmond Attestation of Compliance Distributor
Bradner BC Organic Feed Ltd Rob Donaldson,
Debbie Nielson
Abbotsford Certified Processor
Bradner Farms Rob Donaldson,
Pat Donaldson
Abbotsford Certified Processor/Farm/Livestock
Bradner Milk Transporter Carlos Naverrete,
Jackie Koning
Abbotsford Attestation of Compliance Transporter
Bradner R Farms Ltd. Robert Jr. Donaldson Cache Creek Certified/T2 Farm
Brandy Farms Inc & 0718592 BC Ltd. (Cozy Prairie) Ben Brandsema,
Julie Brandsema
Abbotsford Certified Farm
Bremner Foods Ltd Terry Bremner ,
Chandra Kohlman
Delta Certified Farm/Processor
Brookfield Farm Matthew Laity,
Deanna Laity
Maple Ridge Certified Farm/Livestock
Chewter's Chocolates Rob Greenhow,
Mitchell Pugh
Richmond Certified Processor
Cloud 9 Specialty Bakery Limited Mike Betcher,
Monica Tang
Burnaby Certified Packer/Processor
Coast Mushroomtech David Xiao Surrey Certified Distributor/Farm
Country Fresh Enterprises Inc Paul Dhanoa,
Jerry Sampson
Richmond Certified Processor/Packer
Creekside Dairy Johannes Treur,
Julaine Treur
Agassiz Certified Producer/Farm
Cropthorne Farm Lydia Ryall Ladner Certified Farm
D & S Ryall David Ryall,
Sarah Ryall
Delta Certified
Davis Quality Meats Ltd. Dale Herbert Abbotsford Attestation of Compliance Custom Processor
Dogwood Brewing Claire Wilson,
Suzy Keown
Vancouver Certified Packer/Processor
Edica Group Inc. Andrew Menham,
Jiny Hong
Richmond Attestation of Compliance Distributor
Falconglen Organic Farms Paul Falcon Langley Certified Farm/Packer
Farmers Fresh Mushrooms Kelly Le,
Michelle Lui
Abbotsford Certified Distributor/Farm/Packer
Formosa Nursery Co. Ting Wu Maple Ridge Certified Farm/Packer
FreshPoint Vancouver Colleen Goto,
Angie Ho
Vancouver Attestation of Compliance Distributor
Friendship Specialty Mushroom Ltd. Wengang Du,
Xian Yun Dong,
Shawn Shao
Chilliwack Certified Farm/Packer
Garden to Cup Greg Lui Richmond Pending Processor
GluteNull Bakery Otari Kobalia,
Giorgi Kvekveskiri
Coquitlam Certified Processor
Golden Gate Farms Ltd. Sarah Yoder,
Martin Yoder
Abbotsford Certified Livestock/Poultry
Grassroots Growers Ltd. Justin Leung,
Brian Chong
Delta Certified Farm
Greenhouse Grown Foods Ryan Cherry Delta Certified Distributor/Packer
HapiFoods Group Inc Corin Mullins,
Suzanne McGovern
Gibsons Certified Processor/Packer
High Pressure Extraction Ltd. Phillip Sigmund Salt Spring Island Attestation of Compliance
Houweling Nurseries Ltd. Ruben Houweling Delta Certified Greenhouse
Hui's Farm Ltd. Tsun Yuan Lee,
Jared Klassen
Aldergrove Certified Farm/Packer
JJ Bean Coffee Roasters - Toronto Carla Froese,
Justin White
North York Certified Processor
JJ Bean Inc - Vancouver David Long,
Andrew Stallan
Vancouver Certified Processor/Packer
John Guliker John Guliker Chilliwack Pending Farm
Johnston Packers 1995 Ltd. Tyler Brundritt Chilliwack Attestation of Compliance Processor
KML Meat Processors Robert Balmer,
Roy Kahn
Westwold Attestation of Compliance Processor
Libra National Inc. Angela Zhang,
Elaine Chan
Richmond Certified Distributor/Packer
Lush Berry Farms Ltd. Joe Rodwell Richmond Certified Distributor
Maarhuis Dairy Calvin Maarhuis Chilliwack Certified Farm
Mary Gold Organics Jim Leuba,
Chad Exley
Langley Certified Farm
Minke Blueberry Farm Craig & Deborah Minke Langley Certified Farm/Packer
Misty Mountain Specialties Tanmay Potnis,
Ken Melech
Richmond Certified Handler/Packer
Misty Mountain Wild Forest Products Ltd. Ken Melech Aldergrove Certified Greenhouse
Mountain Coffee Ltd Lionel Robitaille Delta Attestation of Compliance Distributor/Packer
Nature Glen Dairy Farms Ben Brandsema,
Julie Brandsema
Abbotsford Certified Farm
New Siberia Farms Bill Balakshin,
Janice Balakshin
Chilliwack Pending Farm
Nicomekl Farms David Janssens Surrey Certified Farm/Livestock
Oranya Farms II Corry Spitters ,
Jeff Spitters
Abbotsford Certified Farm/Packer/Livestock
Origin Organic Farms Inc Raymond Wong Langley Certified Farm/Handler/Packer/Greenhouse
Pacific Northwest Berries and Bees Robert Doberstein,
Linda Doberstein
Maple Ridge Certified Farm
Parks Bread n Buns Factory Kimmy Kim Coquitlam Certified Handler/Packer/Distributor
Prospector Organics Brad Nedimovich Abbotsford Certified Farm
Purewal Blueberry Processing Facility Gary Purewal,
Michelle Lui
Pitt Meadows Certified Packer/Processor
River & Sea Flowers Rachel Ryall Delta Certified
Roots Organic Inc TJ Brar,
Ryan Ho
Surrey Certified Farm/Processor/Handler/Packer
Rossdown Natural Foods Thomas Cherian Abbotsford Certified Processor/Packer
Silverking Soya Foods Jeff Mock,
Renee Walter
Nelson Certified Processor/Handler
Snow Farms Ltd. Harvie Snow,
Susan Snow
Delta Certified/T1 Farm/Packer
Sumas Mountain Farm Trevor Newton Abbotsford Certified Farm/Processor/Packer
Sumas River Farms Ron Van Nes Abbotsford Certified
Sunrise Mushrooms Yvonne Hou,
Kim To
Abbotsford Certified Producer/Mushroom
Taipak Enterprises Limited Joey Lin,
Charanjit Hayre
Richmond Pending Distributor/Packer
TE Produce Import and Export Ltd. Tuan Pham,
Susan To
Langley Certified Farm/Packer
Teagosa Incorporated Bernadette Beck,
Eric Bullock
Maple Ridge Certified Handler/Packer/Processor
The Chai Company Chris Merry Delta Certified Processor/Packer
Thomas Fresh - Calgary Stan,
Bruce Mackay
Calgary Attestation of Compliance Distributor/Packer
Thomas Fresh Inc. - Saskatoon Bruce MacKay,
Paula Irvine
Saskatoon Attestation of Compliance Packer/Distributor
Thomas Fresh Inc. - Surrey Bruce Mackay Surrey Attestation of Compliance Distributor/Packer
Two EE's Organics Michael Schoen Surrey Certified Producer
Ultima Foods ( DBA Olympic Dairy ) Darrell Chin Delta Certified Processor/Packer
Van Rice Products Ken Takagaki Richmond Certified Processor/Packer
Vedder Transport Ltd. Graysaan Bottomley Abbotsford Attestation of Compliance Transporter
Wellbrook Farm Terry Bremner,
Chandra Kohlman
Delta Certified Farm
Western Rice Mills Ltd. Lawry Poupart,
John Chiang
Richmond Certified Handler/Packer
Wingtat Game Bird Packers Inc. Eric Ng,
Carmen Joe
Surrey Certified Slaughter/Processor/Packer