Organic Farming on the Prairies Second Edition

Edited by Brenda Frick
Produced by the Saskatchewan Organic Directorate

Includes a history of organics on the Canadian prairies and the philosophy of organics. Provides information on organic principles including soil, weeds, diseases and pests, field crop production, fruit production, vegetable production, livestock production, and marketing.

Cost: $40

Organic Field Crop Handbook Third EDITION

Edited by Janet Wallace
Produced by the Canadian Organic Growers

The Organic Field Crop Handbook – 3rd Edition (448 pages), provides a road map to field crop producers who aspire to improve the environmental sustainability and profitability of their farming operations. It is intended for organic farmers as well as for producers who want to reduce their reliance on external inputs while improving knowledge of non-chemical weed management and natural methods to enhance soil fertility.

Cost: $45

ORGANIC LIVESTOCK HANDBOOK SECOND EDITION

Authored by Laura Telford and Anne Macey
Produced by the Canadian Organic Growers

Authors Laura Telford and Anne Macey, have fully revised the 2nd edition of the Organic Livestock Handbook to reflect the Canadian Organic Standards and latest research on organic livestock production. You will find details on production practices as well as tips and techniques for transitioning to organic. This edition also contains profiles of Canada’s most successful organic livestock operations and interviews with real-world advice from experienced farmers. Whether you aspire to go organic or you’re already an organic farmer, you’ll want to have this comprehensive guide to organic livestock production at your side.

Cost: $30

RECORD KEEPING FOR ORGANIC GROWERS

Authored by Kristine Swaren and Rowena Hopkins

Produced by the Canadians Organic Growers

A practical handbook for organic, transitional, and conventional grower on record keeping for organic certification. Includes information on the how and why of record keeping, farm records, applying for certification, using your records to verify organic integrity and getting better at record keeping. Templates included.

Cost: $25

ONE LEVEL AT A TIME: TRANSITIONING TO ORGANIC VEGETABLE PRODUCTION

Authored by Dr. Jeremy L. Caradonna
Produced by the Canadian Organic Growers

A guide for vegetable producers farming one acre or hundreds of acres, One Level at a Time combines the latest science-based research with real-world stories from farmers to illuminate the challenges and benefits of organic transition. Full of practical information about organic standards, ecological and agricultural principles (agro-ecology) and marketing to set you on your path to successful organic production.

Cost: $25

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Produced by: COABC, Organic Alberta, SaskOrganic, and Manitoba Organic Alliance

This directory is being distributed to all organic producers and businesses by the provincial associations and their governments.

Cost: $6 + GST + paypal fee for printed version (Available free online)