Grow With Us

The Organic Advantage, Growing Demand. 

The organic sector has experienced rapid growth in the past decade. Consumer demand is on the rise with 58% of Canadian consumers purchasing organic food at least once per week. Globally, organic food is in demand and farmers on the prairies are poised to take advantage of this opportunity. It is this demand that can translate into increased profitability for your farm.

  • For every $100 earned per acre, an organic farmers keeps $58 while a conventional farmer keeps $31.
  • Through strong equivalency agreements, Canadian organic farmers have access to 96% of the global organic market.
  • There are nearly 5,000 certified organic farms, processors and handlers in Canada.
  • There is increasing research and funding going into the organic sector.

Resource Library

Find resources for producers growing and sell organics. From tools to help you get started, to business and marketing tips, you can easily search through our library to help better your organic experience.

Get Resources

Business to Business Directory

Whether you are looking to sell your organic products, looking for services or businesses or looking to purchase organic grain, get connected to the organic sector through this directory.

Visit the Directory

Organic Certification

Canadian organic certification is backed by a national standard that is regulated by the federal government. The national certification system ensures that organic practices are accountable and builds transparency in the food system.

Growing Resilience & Sustainability

Prairie Organic Grain Initiative

Working on increasing the quantity and quality of organic grains and developing relationships across organic market value chains.

Young Agrarians

A program of Organic Alberta, Young Agrarians is working to support the next generations of ecological farmers in Alberta.

Bauta Seed Security

Organic Alberta is the prairie host for the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security supportsing food security, climate resilience, and community well-being.