Growing Eastern Ontario Organically

The Canadian Organic Growers (COG) are currently accepting applications for their Growing Eastern Ontario Organically program (GEO-O), which helps support farmers as they transition to certified production.

GEO-O supports farmers with:

  • One-on-one business and agronomic consulting
  • Mentorship with an experienced organic farmer
  • On-site experiential learning
  • Certification paperwork
  • Help with grant applications for improvements to your farm business
  • and more!

Am I eligible for this program?

To be eligible for the GEO-O you must be,

  • Located in Eastern Ontario (priority given to Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Grenville, Prescott-Russell, Carleton, Lanark, Leeds,and Renfrew counties)
  • Non-certified organic production.
  • Established and new farm businesses are accepted.
  • Growing for commercial sale.
  • All farm types eligible as long as they can be certified under the organic standard.

Learn more and apply by May 1st, 2020 on their website.

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