Type of Program:
The Certified Organic Land Conversion Sub-Program supports producers in mitigating risks associated with converting conventional farm land to certified organic farm land.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is as follows:
- $1,000/acre to a maximum of $10,000 per year for perennial horticultural crops,
- $500/acre to a maximum of $10,000 per year for annual vegetable crops,
- $0.30/m2 to a maximum of $10,000 per year for greenhouse crops,
- $40/acre to a maximum of $10,000 per year for cereals, oilseeds and pulses.
There is a maximum of $40,000 available for eligible applicants from all Organic Industry Development Sub-Programs over the life of the CAP Framework Agreement (2018-2023).
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
Applicants must submit their completed applications via regular mail or email to the attention of the Organic Development Officer.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (2018-2023).
The Organic Industry Development Program is designed to support the organic agriculture sector in Prince Edward Island by providing strategic assistance with projects which will increase competitiveness, productivity and profitability of the sector.