Organic food and beverages

Organic production and processing uses a system of care, based on preventive management and development of sustainable management approaches.  Organic food and beverages production requirements can be found in the national standards as approved by the Standards Council of Canada.


Organic certification is available for food and beverages which are produced or processed using organic methods. 

Organic policy update

In 2018, all domestically produced and processed food and beverage products marketed in B.C. as “organic” require certification through an accredited federal or provincial program.

Transitioning to organic farming

Thinking about certified organic farming?  There are certain steps to get started.

Organic aquaculture

Organic aquaculture production is based on national standards for organic aquaculture.