The Road to Organic Certification

Are you interested in learning more about the USDA NOP organic certification process? If so, take a walk on the Road to Organic Certification and watch how Candice Howard successfully certifies her sustainable farm and how Bruce Baxter successfully transitions his farm to certified organic.


WATCH the interactive video


This interactive video, funded by the USDA-NOP’s Sound and Sensible Initiative, created in collaboration with CFSA and WILL Interactive, Inc. covers a number of topics including NOP/Organic Certification Basics, the Organic System Plan, the Basics of Transitioning to Certified Organic, Interpreting the NOP Regulations, and many more useful topics to help you through the process.


Ready to get on the road to organic certification?

Check out these other resources:

Organic Cost-Share Funding

Organic Enterprise Budgets

Organic Agricultural Inputs

Organic Transition and Production Handbook


Organic Certification and Production Consulting


CFSA Now Offers FREE Consulting Services and Resources to Help Farmers Transitioning to Certified Organic

We provide assistance to conventional growers transitioning to certified organic production, beginning farmers interested in organic certification, and farmers interested in using organic production practices 

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