Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.
Last year, events included anything from pickling workshops to recipes contests, farm tours, or organic food and drink tastings in retail locations across the country. Every school, retailer, chef, organic grower or advocate is encouraged to get involved.
To get involved in Organic Week search our events page or plan an event in your community. Looking for event ideas? Keep scrolling for some inspiration.
Organic advocates across Canada are encouraged to celebrate with us. In Canada, there’s a lot to celebrate. We’re supporting a growing organic sector, transparent food source and a source of food that is sustainable in the future.
First browse through some of our event ideas or come up with one of your own. Then share it with us and we’ll post it on our Organic Week events map!
Looking for ways to celebrate organics? Follow us to find suggestions and to stay informed on Organic Week news and updates. Don’t forget to let us know how you’ll be celebrating Organic Week 2015. Share your organic eating and living tips, events, contests and more!
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