in the news…

Organic regulations could limit supply, spike prices (story by Sarah Schmidt, Canwest News ServiceNovember 3, 2009)http://www.canada.com/life/Organic+regulations+could+limit+supply+spike+prices/2180044/story.html

 interesting websites:
http://www.organic-europe.net/
USA organic industry survey 2009:

U.S. organic sales grow by a whopping 17.1 percent in 2008

Greenfield, MASS. (May 4, 2009)—U.S. sales of organic products, both food and non-food, reached $24.6 billion by the end of 2008, growing an impressive 17.1 percent over 2007 sales despite tough economic times, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA), which today made available final results from its 2009 Organic Industry Survey.

http://en.greenplanet.net/food/research/494-usa-organic-industry-survey-2009.html
are you listed with the organic consumer association?
http://www.organicconsumers.org/canada/index.cfm
new atlantic canada certification body:
http://www.atlanticcertifiedorganic.ca/html/about.html
organic agriculture in atl.cda – web-based courses, and more
http://www.oacc.info/RegionsCanada/atlantic_welcome.asp
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