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Grow Ontario organic online discussion groups

The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) needs your input! Help guide the future of organic in Ontario by participating in this organic sector consultation for a chance win great prizes, such as 50% off your next Ecocert inspection, VIP tickets to the 2017 Guelph Organic Conference and much more. If you are an organic producer […]

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Social at Guelph Organic Conference

Join the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) and the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) Saturday January 28, starting at 7:30 p.m. for a night of networking, socializing and celebrating organic at the Albion Hotel in Guelph. Enjoy light food and drinks while bidding on organic goodie baskets for raffle. All proceeds will go towards COTA […]

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Joint webinar on international exports

The Canadian Trade Association (COTA) and Export Development Canada (EDC) will host a joint webinar about international exports and the organic sector this Thursday, December 8. Speakers will include Tia Loftsgard (Executive Director at COTA) and Peter G. Hall (Vice-President & Chief Economist at EDC). Tune in at 1 p.m. EST to their talk on […]

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Sign up at COTA Organic Pavilion for SIAL 2017 Show

COTA ­will host the Organic Pavilion at the 2017 SIAL Canada trade show taking place May 2-4 at Toronto’s Enercare Centre. Come meet the players in the retail, food-service and food-processing sectors from Canada, the United States, and 60 other countries. COTA members are eligible for an exclusive 18.5% discount. Register now.

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Support COTA’s 2017 Annual Fund

Become an investor in the future of organic by supporting the Canada Organic Trade Association’s 2017 Annual Fund. Your investment supports COTA’s key initiatives and enables COTA to lead the organic conversation on your behalf through its government relations, consumer education and media outreach initiatives. Pledge your support for COTA today!

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Feedback sought on Canadian organic research needs

The Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC) is looking to collect feedback on the Canadian organic research needs and priorities. Coordinating a cross-Canada research needs and priorities assessment process on behalf of the Research Needs Task Force of the Organic Value Chain Roundtable, OACC wants to hear from you. The information collected will be used to […]

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COTA-EDC Webinar

The Canadian Trade Association (COTA) and Export Development Canada (EDC) will be hosting a joint webinar about international exports and the organic sector. Speakers will include Tia Loftsgard, Executive Director at COTA, and Peter G. Hall, Vice-President & Chief Economist at EDC. Tune in December 8th, 2016 to their talk on export services, as well […]

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Save the Date: COTA’s First Annual Organic Gala & Awards Ceremony

Join COTA in celebrating its work to promote and protect the organic sector in Canada at its First Annual Organic Gala & Awards Ceremony. Taking place Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the Edible Canada Bistro in Vancouver, BC, the event will feature quality organic food and drinks, a silent auction, and a silent awards ceremony […]

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Sign up at COTA Organic Pavilion for SIAL 2017 Show

COTA will be hosting the Organic Pavilion at the upcoming SIAL Canada trade show taking place May 2-4 at Toronto’s Enercare Centre. Come meet the players in the retail, food-service and food-processing sectors from Canada, the United States, and 60 other countries. COTA members are eligible for an exclusive 18.5% discount. Register now.

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COTA hosts Annual Organic Parliament Day & Policy Conference

COTA successfully hosted its 5th Annual Organic Parliament & Policy Conference October 25-26. During this event, COTA members meet with provincial representatives from across the country to discuss organic agriculture and trade in Canada and the needs of the industry. Nine private meetings were held with relevant Cabinet Ministers and Members of Parliament, in addition […]

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