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Welcome to Organics in Manitoba -

We're Glad You Found Us!

The Organic Food Council of Manitoba and the Manitoba Organic Alliance work to grow the organic sector, gathering the vision and the resources to increase awareness, production and availability of organic food in Manitoba and beyond.

OFCM specializes in education about organics, connecting eaters with farmers, building public knowledge and encouraging a transition to organics. Learn all about OFCM here.

MOA is a collaboration of organic stakeholders - from researchers to farmers, processors to consumers, and all those in between. Members support project to grow organics, discuss issues and vote on actions to be taken to provincial and federal regulators. Learn all about MOA here.

Be sure to click on our sponsors’ logos too, located on the side bars, to find out more. We are all about growing organics in Manitoba!

Join us in our vision to unite Manitoba's organic sector!

 

You're in the right place if...

  • you're looking for Organic food

    • see our listing of all the organic farmers we know about
  • you want to learn about organics

  • you have something to say

    • visit the Manitoba Organic Alliance pages, join us, and make your voice heard

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Organic Food Outreach Coordinator

Organic Alberta is looking for an outgoing, self-motivated, highly organized person to join their team as a summer student. More information here.

For a summary of what is being done by the researchers at Natural Systems Agriculture, click here.

 

 

 

MAFRD is hiring an Organic Marketing and Conference Co-ordination Assistant for the summer. The position is based at the Food Development Centre in Portage la Prairie, and should be of interest to any student living between Winnipeg and Brandon. Check out the job description.

Organic Events Coordinator

Organic Alberta is looking for an outgoing, self-motivated, highly organized person to join their team as a summer student.
Check out the job description.

The modified Canadian Organic Standards are available to view. Voting members of the Technical Committee on Organic Agriculture will cast their votes: the first 30-day ballot was launched on February 24. More here.

Janine Gibson, Priscilla Reimer and Laura Telford have been working on these modifications. They may be contacted.

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The Canadian Organic Growers is looking for board members and volunteers. For details go here.

 

 

COG logoAre you ready to take your organic growing skills to the next level? Check out the Practical Skills Handbooks series available through Canadian Organic Growers. Choose from a range of titles, including Crop Planning for Vegetable Growers, Organic Livestock Handbook and Growing Strawberries Organically. You can also save up to 37% on printed guides when you purchase an e-book version. http://cog-shop.myshopify.com/

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development is organizing Organic Farm Production Club Meetings in Brandon, Dauphin, Glenlea and Carmen. All of these meetings are in March. There is no charge for admission to these meetings. Details here

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Organic Bytes is a monthly Newsletter assembled by Laura Telford, Business Development Specialist in Organic Marketing within Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. It includes

  • up-to-date organic grain prices
  • organic market opportunities
  • organic news

Organic Bytes

This is your link to the latest news particularly relevant to Manitoba and prairie residents involved in the organic movement. We have it here:

 

Current News

Archived News

Sat Apr 04 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
STEINBACH SCREENING: THE FAMILY FARM
Fri Apr 10 @ 7:30PM - 09:30PM
BRANDON SCREENING: THE FAMILY FARM
Sat Apr 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
WINNIPEG SCREENING: THE FAMILY FARM

We collect links to articles in various media that our readers think will be of particular interest to other readers. Check it out, read and contribute.

 

 

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