Organic Farm Applicant

This is the document library for CSI clients wanting to apply for organic certification for their crop production.

 

  • Listing of Seeds, Seedlings and Planting Stock

    This form needs to be completed to record all organic and conventional seed used on your farm. Seed includes seedlings and planting stock.

  • Vendor Declaration for Non-GMO/GEO Product Status

    This form needs to be completed by organic producers if GM varieties are available in Canada for the conventional seed approved for planting. For example, there are genetically modified corn hibreds and soybeans varieties being grown in Canada.

    This form also needs to be completed by processors if non-organic agricultural ingredients, food additives or processing aids are being used and there is a possibility that GM or GE materials may have been used in producing the ingredient, food additive or processing aid.

  • Commercial Availability Search Record

    This form needs to be completed if you are requesting permission to use non-organic seed, agricultural ingredients, food additives or processing aids.

  • On-Farm Handling System Plan

    This form needs to be completed if you are processing products on your farm, such as honey and seed.

  • CSI Organic Certification Policy Manual - ORG-QSP 10.1.0

    This quality system procedure outlines the application and certification procedures for clients who apply to CSI for certification as either an organic farm, livestock operator, or organic processor/handler under the Canada Organic Regime and/or the JAS Organic Law and regulations.  This policy manual also outlines the inspection procedures carried out by CSI recognized inspectors to determine compliance of an applicant's system with the organic standard(s) to which application was made. 

  • Manure Source and Application Record

    This form needs to be completed if you are applying manure to your fields.

  • Compost Annex

    This form needs to be completed if you are obtaining manure as a soil amendment from an off-farm source.

  • Maple Products

    All clients requesting certification of maple products must complete this form

  • Mushroom Production

    Please fill out this questionnaire if you are requesting certification of your mushroom production facility.

  • Greenhouse Production

    Please fill out this questionnaire if you are requesting certification of your Greenhouse production facility.

  • Organic Farm Field History Sheet

    This form needs to be completed and include fields of all organic status, organic, transitional and conventional.

  • Organic Inspection and Certification Service Contract

    All CSI organic clients need to complete and submit this form annually with their application for organic certification.

  • Organic Farm Land History Affidavit

    This form needs to be completed if you are requesting certification of land that has been managed by someone else, but which you want to include in your farm management plan for the current year.

  • Organic Farm System Plan

    All new CSI organic clients need to complete this form.

  • On-Farm Compost Record

    This form needs to be completed if you are producing compost on your farm.

  • Manure Source Declaration

    This form needs to be completed if you are obtaining manure as a soil amendment from an off-farm source.