PACS Blog

Our blog focuses on organic industry news, informative posts, Canadian Organic Standards & inputs, plus PACS certified organic member profiles and stories.

We group our blog posts by category to make it easier to find what you're looking for. If you don't know what you are looking for, have a wander through the categories. There is something for everyone here.

Latest Posts

August 26, 2019

Certified Organic means Non-GMO and Beyond!

Celebrate Organic Week with PACS – September 9 – 15, 2019

Extra-Extra, read all about it... ...

June 11, 2019

The real question should be, ‘do you see the value in organic certification for you and your family, whether you are a producer or a consumer?’ Is it right for your lifestyle? In my humble opinion...

Maude Island Farm Organic Garlic
April 8, 2019

Q. Why is being certified organic important to you and your business?
A. You ask why being certified organic is important to me and my business and it got...

SR Farm Organic Forage Crops
April 8, 2019

Q. Why is being certified organic important to you and your business?
A. Being certified is encouraging to people who buy our products because they...

McLeod Organic Farm
April 8, 2019

Q: Why is being certified organic important to you and your business?
A: We believe that a lot of conventional farming has become too far removed from...

Demeter Certified Organic Farm Summerhill Winery
March 27, 2019

It was Friday, a leaf day, the day after a new moon in early March 2019 in Kelowna BC. The moon was descending and was about half way between Apogee (away) towards Perigee (closer). We were...

Organic Certifying Partners:

How Can I Get Certified:

Visit our How to Get Certified page and follow the step-by-step process to guide your path to successful organic certification.

Who PACS Certifies:

PACS certifies Canadian enterprises in the following industries: organic crop production, organic livestock production, organic greenhouse, sprouts & microgreen production, organic food & beverage production, organic cannabis production, organic and wild-harvested mushrooms, wild-harvest certification, maple and birch production, natural and agricultural health products. Follow PACS Step-by-Step Guide to Organic Certification.

Our Programs:

PACS certifies to the Canada Organic Regime (COR) for national and international export of products as well as to the Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) for certification within the clients province. PACS has an in-house certification program for agricultural health products as well as the Transition to Organic program. Read more about PACS Organic Certification Programs.