Introduction to Certified Organic Farming

Introduction to Certified Organic Farming provides current information on certification and conversion steps, soil, crop and livestock management, as well as processing and marketing. This book will appeal to a broad audience including conventional farmers considering converting to organic, novice organic farmers, as well as processors and marketers. It is also directed at the growing number of people working in the organic food system, whether they are policy makers, produce managers or check-out clerks, who want to learn more about the products they handle. The motivation, farming practices and experiences of an extremely rich and diverse cross section of organic farmers are described in farm profiles from each province.

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