Certify With Us

KOGS welcomes any area farmer or processor who wishes to be certified. The certification process with KOGS is relatively simple and inexpensive but requires that you go through a number of steps that can take a number of months. So, this should be done before February in order to have time to…

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Who We Are

Kootenay Organic Growers Society (KOGS) is a not for profit Kootenay-based certifying organization serving organic growers in the East and West Kootenays. We are committed to supporting and strengthening organic agriculture and related businesses in our home region. As a certifier, we are responsible for ensuring that farmers and processors…

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Standards and Resources Check out the frequently asked questions at the bottom of the Certify With US page! KOGS certifies to the Canadian Organic Standards and the Permitted Substances List. If an item is not on the Permitted Substance list and you wish to use it, you must contact KOGS…

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Join Us

Since the early 1990’s, KOGS has helped local farmers supply our region with healthy delicious organically grown food.  We are a not for profit Kootenay based certifying organization dedicated to the production and promotion of organic agriculture and products. As a certifier we are responsible for ensuring that only farmers…

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