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.

April 23, 2020

Young Agrarians (YA) is a network for new and young ecological and organic farmers. It started as a grassroots network in 2012 with the mission to grow new farmers, and has since spread across...

April 16, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has announced several measures to assist employers and their employees during this turbulent time.

 

Join us for our...

March 24, 2020

Industry Updates – COVID-19

 

Industry update 2 April 2020 - Support through COVID-19

  1. Small Business BC  - COVID-19 Small Business Supports....
March 24, 2020

Dear PACS Operators and Interested Parties:

The Pacific Agricultural Certification Society (PACS) Executive Director, Board Executives, Certification Committee, and PACS Administrative...

March 24, 2020

This is a message from the BC Ministry of Agriculture. To view this on your browser link here: Ministry...

August 26, 2019

Certified Organic means Non-GMO and Beyond!

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

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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.