Where to Buy Organic Food
Listed below are the databases that might help you find where to buy organic food in Canada.
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Canadian Organic Growers (COG) www.cog.ca/directory -- COG's online Database of Organics in Canada.
Organic Trade Association (OTA) www.theorganicpages.com -- OTA's directory, The Organic Pages Online
Seeds of Diversity Canada www.seeds.ca -- A link to a list of commercial sources of heritage seeds and plants is available on this web site.
Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association www.biodynamics.com -- A link to a database of CSA farms. Canadian data is incomplete, but about 40 Canadian CSAs are listed.
Manitoba Organic Directory - Directory from Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Intiatives http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/organic/pdf/organicdirectory08.pdf
Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC) www.certifiedorganic.bc.ca -- Click on "Producers, Farmers and Retailers" to access COABC online database.
Vancouver Island COG chapter www.cog.ca/vi/index.html, click on producers' list -- A link to a list of about 10 businesses on the south end of the Vancouver Island is available.
LifeCycles www.lifecyclesproject.ca -- a link to a Local Food Directory for the Greater Victoria Community.
Organic Growers Directory www.agric.gov.ab.ca/food/organic/directory -- Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development . List of businesses in Alberta.
Saskatchewan Organic Marketing and Processor Directory www.agr.gov.sk.ca/docs/organics/organicdirectory01.asp
Ottawa COG chapter www.cog.ca/ottawa, click on "COG Ottawa Organic Food Directory" -- A link to a list of about 50 businesses published and maintained by the chapter.
Hamilton COG chapter www.hwcn.org/link/cogwb, click on "Looking for Organic Produce, Services, Locally?" -- About 10 business cards are posted by the chapter.
Essex-Kent-Lambton COG chapter www.cog.ca/essexkent -- Contact info to get the Local Organic Guide.
Perth-Waterloo-Wellington COG chapter www.cogwaterloo.ca, click on "Buy Local Organic Food" -- A list of almost 50 businesses published and maitained by the chapter.
Foodlink Waterloo region http://www.foodlink.ca/ -- Contact info to get the Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Map. The map highlights local producers (organic and non-organic).
Toronto COG chapter http://cogtoronto.org/COG_Toronto/Welcome.html
- Download the Greater Toronto Area Organic Directory.
Toronto Vegetarian Association www.veg.on.ca, -- The Vegetarian Directory is available online, and info on organic produce suppliers is available.
Carrefour bioalimentaire du Québec www.carrefouralimentaire.com -- Ministère de l'Agriculture et des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec. The site is bilingual (French and English). A directory of 3200 companies. Search keys available: Kosher food, Organic food, ... For Quebec businesses only.
Le Bottin Équiterre www.equiterre.org -- a database with many search keys like biologique (organic), ASC (CSA), local, équitable (fair trade).
La fédération d'agriculture biologique du Québec (FABQ) www.fabqbio.ca -- click on "Entrez dans le site", click on "Produits Bio" and you get a list of about 100 organic producers.
CARTV Directory of Québec Certified Organic Products http://www.quebecorganicproducts.info
Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network www.acornorganic.org -- Click Find Local Organic Food to find certified producers and processors in Atlantic Canada.