Prospective certified producers must complete an annual Organic System Plan (OSP) demonstrating adherence to the program's organic regulations. "Organic system plan" means a plan of management of an organic production or handling operation that has been agreed to by the producer or handler and the certifying agent and that includes written plans concerning all aspects of agricultural production or handling described in the NOP regulations. (OSP = application forms)
Annual on-site inspection visits are conducted with random follow-up visits to verify compliance with the rules. Certification and inspection fees are associated with this program.
The Division offers promotional material, including organic producer signs and stickers displaying the NHDAMF Certified Farm logo design, for use in advertising and product packaging. To purchase organic promotional materials, please submit a completed Organic Promotional Order Formwith the correct remittance.
For information pertaining to sustainable agriculture, including practices used in organic production, visit the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Learning Center.
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NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food
Mailing: PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302 -2042
Physical: 25 Capitol Street, Second Floor, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3551 | fax: (603) 271-1109