Organic Food

News Releases

Vernon, B.C. (January 30, 2020)
iCertify, COABC’s Online Organic Certification System, is now live
After much hard work and contributions from many COABC members, we are excited to announce that iCertify, COABC's new online organic certification system, is now live!
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Vernon, B.C. (July 11, 2019)
Coming in 2020: Online Organic Certification
If you're a BC farmer who would like to become certified organic through one of the COABC's accredited Certifying Bodies, you’ll soon have the option of completing your application or annual renewal online!
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Vernon, B.C. (February 19, 2019)
Budget 2019 Continues to Grow a Sustainable Agriculture Sector
B.C.'s agriculture sector is set to see another funding increase, as laid out in Budget 2019, announced today by Finance Minister Carole James.
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Vernon, BC (August 31, 2018)
Clarity Comes to Organic Labels in BC
BC's Mandatory Organic Regulations Come into Effect
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Vernon, B.C. (February 20, 2018)
Budget 2018 Offers Fertile Soil to Grow B.C. Organic Agriculture
Grow BC, Feed BC, Buy BC, initiatives to strengthen B.C.’s agrifood and seafood sector and expand the domestic market for B.C. food and beverage products, are the focus of Budget 2018 for the B.C. Agriculture sector.
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July 17, 2017, Vernon, BC
First Ever National Organic Sector Report Highlights B.C's Leadership Role
BC comes out strong in first ever national report on the organic sector! See how we compare, and what we're doing to improve
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February 15, 2016, Victoria, BC
The Beginning of a New (Certified) Organic Era in BC
BC Ministry of Agriculture Introduces Mandatory Organic Regulations to the House
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September 22, 2015, Vernon, BC
A Step Forward for Certified Organic
BC Ministry of Agriculture Commits to Clearing Up Organic Confusion
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June 24, 2015, Vernon, BC
BC Farmers Encouraged to Enter Organic Prepared Foods Market
New Online Guide Gives Farmers the Tools for Success
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January 24, 2015, Victoria, BC
Plans underway to grow B.C. organic sector
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September 8, 2014, Vancouver, BC
BC Farmers Discovering the Benefits of Organic Certification
COABC Celebrates National Organic Week with Workshops for Growers
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Organics in the News & Media

January 24, 2015 - Article - National Post
B.C. looks to crack down on bogus organic claims by uncertified farmers
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September 26, 2014 - Article - Lakeshore News Page A3
Organic Week Celebrated
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September 26, 2014 - Article - Salmon Arm Observer Page A8
B.C. organic farmers commended
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