Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay has announced over $2 million for Canada's organic industry.

The Canada Organic Trade Association will receive over $1.1 million to facilitate the growth of the organic sector by resolving market access issues, ensuring Canadian organic products are competitive, building export capacity, and developing domestic opportunities. 

Over $900 thousand is going to the Prairie Organic Development Fund to help move the sector forward through data aggregation and benchmarking,
 growing organic supply and leadership through education, tools, and skill-building, and strengthening public trust in Canadian organics.

Canada's organic sector continues to grow as farmers look at techniques to help improve soil health, promote biodiversity, and boost farm resilience in the face of climate change.