Certification Bodies providing organic certification services - United States

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The following is a list of Certification Bodies that have either: been accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to certify organic products; or recognised under an organic trade arrangement with a foreign competent authority under the Organic Products Regulations, 2009. The certification bodies are organised by the country in which they provide services.

A Bee Organic
40707 Daily Road
De Luz, California 92028
Telephone: 760-731-0155
E-mail: admin@abeeorganic.com

Agricultural Services Certified Organic
Post Office Box 4871,
Salinas, California 93912
Contact: Katherine Borchard
Telephone: 831-449-6365
E-mail: ascorganic@aol.com

Baystate Organic Certifiers
1220 Cedarwood Circle
North Dighton, Massachusetts 02764
Contact: Don Franczyk
Telephone: 774-872-5544
Facsimile: 774-872-5545
E-mail: baystateorganic@earthlink.net

California Organic Farmers Association
3678 North Modoc
Kerman, California 93630
Contact: Laura Horne
Telephone: 866-305-5771
E-mail: cofa2000@cofa.net

CCOF Certification Services, LLC
2155 Delaware Avenue, Suite 150
Santa Cruz, California
95060, United States
Contact: Jake Lewin
Telephone: 831-423-2263 extension 21
Facsimile: 831-423-4528
E-mail: jake@ccof.org

Certified Organic
500 1st Street
Keosauqua, Iowa 52565
Contact: Nanette Rambo
Telephone: 866-581-6428
E-mail: certifiedorg@netins.net

Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
700 Kipling Street, Suite 4000
Lakewood, Colorado 80215-8000
Contact: Mitch Yergert
Telephone: 303-239-4138
E-mail: Mitchell.Yergert@ag.state.co.us

Department of Plant Industry
Clemson University
511 Westinghouse Road
Pendleton, South Carolina 29670
Contact: Brad Stancil
Telephone: 864-646-2147
Facsimile: 864-646-2178
E-mail: bstanci@clemson.edu

Georgia Crop Improvement Association, Incorporated
2425 South Milledge Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30605
Contact: Terry Hollifield
Telephone: 706-542-2351
E-mail: gacrop@bellsouth.net

Global Culture
Post Office Box 1640
Crescent City, California 95531
Contact: Linda Van Hook
Telephone: 707-464-6913
E-mail: globalculture@earthlink.net

Global Organic Alliance, Incorporated
Post Office Box 530
Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311
Contact: Betty J. Kananen
Telephone: 937-593-1232
E-mail: globalorganicalliance@hughes.net

Hawaii Organic Farmers Association
Post Office Box 6863
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Contact: Deborah J. Ward or Sarah Townsend
Telephone: 877-674-4632
E-mail: hofa@hawaiiorganicfarmers.org

Idaho State Department of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industries
Post Office Box 790
2270 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, Idaho 83707
Contact: Margaret Misner
Telephone: 208-332-8620
E-mail: Margaret.misner@agri.idaho.gov

Indiana Certified Organic
8364 SSR 39
Clayton, Idiana 46118
Contact: Cissy Bowman
Telephone: 317-539-4317
E-mail: icollcceo@earthlink.net

International Certification Services, Incorporated
(Farm Verified Organic and ICS-US)
301 5th Avenue, South East
Medina, North Dakota 58467
Contact: Dawn Krapp
Telephone: 701-486-3578
E-mail: info@ics-intl.com

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Organic Program
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Contact: Maury Wills
Telephone: 515-281-5783
E-mail: maury.wills@iowaagriculture.gov

Kentucky Department of Agriculture
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 5th floor
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Contact: Michael Fitzgerald
Telephone: 502-564-0290 extension 230
Facsimile: 502-564-0854
E-mail: michael.fitzgerald@ky.gov

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
5825 Florida Boulevard, Suite 1023
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
Contact: Harry Schexnayder
Telephone: 225-952-8047
Facsimile: 225-925-3760
E-mail: hschexnayder@ldaf.state.la.us

Maharishi Vedic Organic Agriculture Institute
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 2006
Fairfield, Iowa 52556
Physical Address: 1000 North 4th Street
Fairfield, Iowa 52557
Contact: Wendy Cavanaugh
Telephone: 641-469-5477
Facsimile: 641-469-5477
E-mail: mvoai@maharishi.net

Marin County Agriculture - Weights and Measures
1682 Novato Building., Suite 150-A
Novato, California 94947
Contact: Fred Crowder or Anita Sauber
Telephone: 415-499-6700
E-mail: fcrowder@co.marin.ca.us or asauber@co.marin.ca.us

Maryland Department of Agriculture
Food Quality Assurance Division
Organic Certification Program

50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Contact: Deanna Baldwin
Telephone: 410-841-5769
E-mail: baldwidl@mda.state.md.us

Midwest Organic Services Association, Incorporated
Post Office Box 821
122 W. Jefferson Street
Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665
Contact: Joanne M. Shrum
Telephone: 608-637-2526
E-mail: joshrum@mosaorganic.org

Minnesota Crop Improvement Association
1900 Hendon Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
Contact: Cindy Wippler
Telephone: 612-625-7766
E-mail: wipp1001@unm.edu

Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Post Office Box 1609
Jackson, Mississippi 39215
Contact: Richard C. Butler
Telephone: 601-354-6573
Facsimile: 601-354-7330
E-mail: richardbu@mdac.state.ms.us

MOFGA Certification Services, Limited Liability Corporation
294 Crosby Brook Road
Post Office Box 170
Unity, Maine 04988-0170
Contact: Mary Yurlina
Telephone: 207-568-4142
E-mail: certification@mofga.org

Montana Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Sciences Division
Post Office Box 200201
Helena, Montana 59620-0201
Contact: Doug Crabtree
Telephone: 406-444-3730
E-mail: dcrabtree@mt.gov

Monterey County Certified Organic
Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
1428 Abbott Street
Salinas, California 93901
Contact: Kenneth Allen
Telephone: 831-759-7325
E-mail: allenke@co.monterey.ca.us

Natural Food Certifiers
119A South Main Street
Spring Valley, New York 10977
Contact: Reuven Flamer
Telephone: 914-438-0976 or 888-422-4632
E-mail: info@nfccertification.com

Nature's International Certification Services
Post Office Box 131
224 State Highway 56
Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665
Contact: David Engel
Telephone: 608-637-7080
Facsimile: 608-637-7460
E-mail: david.engel@naturesinternational.com

Nevada State Department of Agriculture
350 Capitol Hill Avenue
Reno, Nevada 89502
Contact: Peggy McKie
Telephone: 775-688-1182, extension 243
E-mail: pgmckie@agri.state.nv.us

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Division of Regulatory Services
25 Capitol Street
Post Office Box 2042
Concord, New Hampshire03302-2042
Contact: Victoria M. Smith
Telephone: 603-271-3685
E-mail: vsmith@agr.state.nh.us

New Jersey Department of Agriculture
369 South Warren Street
Post Office Box 330
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0330
Contact: Erich Bremer
Telephone: 609-984-2225
Facsimile: 609-341-3212
E-mail: erich.bremer@ag.state.nj.us

New Mexico Organic Commodity Commission
4001 Indian School, North East, Suite 310
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Contact: Brett Bakker
Telephone: 505-841-9070
E-mail: brett.bakker@state.nm.us

NOFA-New York, Limited Liability Corporation
840 Upper Front Street
Binghamton, New York 13905
Contact: Carol A. King/Lisa Engelbert
Telephone: 607-724-9851
E-mail: certifiedorganic@nofany.org

North Carolina Crop Improvement Association
3709 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5464
Contact: Dr. Daryl Bowman
Telephone: 919-513-3444
E-mail: daryl_bowman@ncsu.edu

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Road
Columbus, Ohio 43214
Contact: Janie Marr Werum
Telephone: 614-262-2022
E-mail: Janiemarr@oeffa.org

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture
2800 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, Oklahama 73105
Contact: Bryan Buchwald
Telephone: 405-522-5924
E-mail: bryan.buchwald@oda.state.ok.us

2601 B Street, 1
Lincoln, Nebraska 68502
Contact: Samuel K. Welsch
Telephone: 402-420-6080
E-mail: sam@onecert.net

Oregon Tilth Incorporated (OTCO)
260 South West Madison Avenue
Suite 106
Corvallis, Oregon
97333, United States
Telephone: +01 877 378 0690
Facsimile: +01 503 378 0809
E-mail: jim@tilth.org

Organic Certifiers
6500 Casitas Pass Road
Ventura, California 93001
Contact: Susan Siple
Telephone: 805-684-6494
E-mail: organic@weStreetnet

Organic Crop Improvement Association
1340 North Cotner Blvd.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68505
Contact: Jeff See
Telephone: 402-477-2323
E-mail: JSee@ocia.org

Organic National and International Certifiers (ON&IC)
7301 North Lincoln Avenue, Suite 198
Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712
Contact: Mel Siegel
Telephone: 847-763-0218
E-mail: info@on-ic.com

Pennsylvania Certified Organic
106 School Street, Suite 201
Spring Mills, Pennsylvania 16875
Contact: Leslie Zuck
Telephone: 814-422-0251
Facsimile: 814-422-0255
E-mail: leslie@paorganic.org

2810 Industrial Parkway
Santa Maria, California 93455
Contact: Brian A. Mansfield
Telephone: 805-922-0055
Facsimile: 805-922-8462
E-mail: brian@primuslabs.com

Quality Assurance International
9191 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, California 92122
Contact: Maria De Vincenzo
Telephone: 858-792-3531
Facsimile: 734-827-6177
E-mail: qai@qai-incorporated.com

Quality Certification Services
Post Office Box 12311
Gainesville, Florida 32604
Contact: Ramkrishnan Balasubramanian
Telephone: 352-377-0133
E-mail: qcs@qcsinfo.org

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Division of Agricultural and Resource Marketing
235 Promenade Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Contact: Matt Green
Telephone: 401-222-2781
E-mail: matt.green@dem.ri.gov

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS or SCScertified.com) (also NutriClean)
2000 Powell Street Suite #600
Emeryville, California 94608
Contact: Heena Patel
Telephone (general line): 510-452-8000
Telephone (direct line): 510-452-8024
Telephone: (cell): 510-821-9818
Facsimile: 510-452-8001
E-mail: hpatel@scscertified.com

Stellar Certification Services, Incorporated
Post Office Box 1390
Philomath, Oregon 97370
Contact: Jim Fullmer
Telephone: 541-929-7148
Facsimile: 541-929-4387
E-mail: demeter@peak.org

Texas Department of Agriculture Organic Certification Program
Post Office Box 12847
Austin, Texas 78711
Contact: Leslie McKinnon
Telephone: 512-475-1641
E-mail: leslie.mckinnon@agr.state.tx.us

Utah Department of Agriculture
350 North Redwood Road
Box 146500
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114
Contact: Robert L. Hougaard
Telephone: 801-538-7187
E-mail: rhougaard@utah.gov

Vermont Organic Farmers, Limited Liability Corporation
Post Office Box 697
Richmond, Vermont 05477
Contact: Nicole Dehne
Telephone: 802-434-4122
E-mail: nicdehne@hotmail.com

Washington State Department of Agriculture
Post Office Box 42560
Olympia, Washington 98504-2560
Contact: Miles McEvoy
Telephone: 360-902-1924
E-mail: Organic@agr.wa.gov

Yolo County Department of Agriculture
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, California 95695
Contact: John Young
Telephone: 530-666-8141
Facsimile: 530-662-6094
E-mail: John.Young@yolocounty.org

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