Since 2000, ACORN has been the key organization for information on organic agriculture, eating organics, and connecting all the parts together. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN works to bring the whole picture together–making food choices healthier and more environmentally responsible.
Informed by the Principles of Organic Agriculture*:
Principle of Health - Healthy soil, plants, animals, humans = a healthy planet.
Principle of Fairness - Equity, respect and justice for all living things.
Principle of Ecology - Emulating and sustaining natural systems.
Principle of Care - For the generations to come.
ACORN exists to enhance the viability and growth of the Atlantic Canadian organic agricultural community through a unified regional network. This will be achieved by ensuring sufficient resources are allocated to the following pillars:
Educating and Empowering
Fostering the Organic Network
For collaboration within:
For progress on:
*Section II Canadian General Standards CAN/CGSB-32.310-2015