Organic Friends' E‑zine: August 2017

This month, OACC is profiling Canadian Organic Growers. Read on below for more information about this wonderful national organic organization and the work that they do.

Canadian Organic Growers (COG) has been standing up for organics for over 40 years by providing uniquely Canadian organic educational resources and by publishing the Canadian Organic Grower magazine – Canada’s Organic Farming and Gardening Magazine.  COG also increases organic awareness by engaging its members and donors on issues important to the organic sector and using their feedback to inform government policy.  COG’s members and donors are comprised of farmers, processors, market gardeners, backyard gardeners, consumers, educators and researchers from all across Canada.

This fall marks the second annual Stand up for Organics campaign to raise money for its educational and awareness programs.  To make a donation to COG that is eligible for a charitable tax receipt, please click here.  To sign up for COG's free newsletter and follow COG in action, please click here.

In this issue:

Plan your celebration!

Organic Science Cluster II

Latest News and Results

Theme C. Crop Pests

Practical Resources

Seed Production and Plant Breeding

Scientific Results

Ecology and Environment

Social Science

Marketing and Economics

Organic in Canada


Certificate of Specialization in Organic Agriculture - Online Courses Offered in the Fall 2017 Semester


Event Location Date
ACORN AGM & Speaker Series
Sackville, NB August 21, 2017
Organic Week 2017 Across Canada
September 16-24, 2017
Seed Field Day
Upper Stewiacke & Truro, NS
September 18, 2017

Living Soils Symposium

Montreal, QC
October 13-15, 2017
TIPI Pre-Conference at OWC 2017: Accelerating innovation - the role of science, policy and practice New Delhi, India November 8, 2017
19th Organic World Congress
New Delhi, India November 9-11, 2017



Organic Friends' E-Zine August 2017, Volume 13, Issue 10
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