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Home > Food from Farm to Table > Organic Agriculture > Organic Production & Certification > USDA-Accredited Organic Certifiers that Serve Minnesota

USDA-Accredited Organic Certifiers Active in Minnesota


Note: Organic operations may contract with any USDA-accredited certifier, no matter where its office is located.

Certifier Operations Certified
A Bee Organic
40707 Daily Road
De Luz, CA 92028
Phone: 760-731-0155
info@abeeorganic.com
Other certifications: US-Canada Equivalency, US-EU Equivalency, US-Japan Equivalency, US-South Korea Equivalency, TM-11 for Japan and Taiwan
Crops   Livestock  Wild Harvest Handling  Offers
Transition Verification
 
CCOF Certification Services
2155 Delaware Avenue, Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: 831-423-2263
ccof@ccof.org
Other certifications: Verification to all NOP equivalence arrangements, Private Standard equivalent to EU organic standards, Canadian Organic Regime (COR), Global Market Access program
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  Offers
Transition Verification
Ecocert ICO LLC
70 East Main Street, Suite B
Greenwood, Indiana 46143
Phone: 888-337-8246
info.ecocertico@ecocert.com  
Other certifications: ISO 65, EU 834/2007, Canadian Organic Regime (COR), EU, Japan & more, Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS), GFCO Gluten-free, Fair Trade, Organic Spa, Cosmetics/COSMOS, Global Gap
Crops  Livestock  Wild Harvest  Handling  Offers
Transition Verification
 
Global Organic Alliance, Inc.
P.O. Box 530
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Phone: 937-593-1232
goaorg@centurylink.net
Other certifications: ISO 17065, Canadian Organic Regime, Us/Canadian Equivalency, Issues TM-11s
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  
International Certification Services, Inc.
301 Fifth Avenue SE
Medina, ND 58467
Phone: 701-486-3578
info@ics-intl.com
Other certifications: Farm Verified Organic (FVO), ISO 17065, Canada Organic Regime (COR), Gluten Free, Non GMO Verification
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling Offers
Transition Verification
 
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
502 East Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-5783
maury.wills@iowaagriculture.gov
Other certifications: none
Crops Livestock   Handling  
MOSA Certified Organics
P.O. Box 821, 122 West Jefferson Street
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: 608-637-2526
mosa@mosaorganic.org
Other certifications: Export equivalency for Canada, Japan, and Taiwan, European EC 834, JAS (Japan Agricultural Standard)
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  Offers
Transition Verification
Minnesota Crop Improvement Association
1900 Hendon Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-625-7766
Other certifications: Canada and EU equivalency verification, can issue TM-11s to Japan and Taiwan.
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  Offers Transition Verification
Nature's International Certification Services
224 State Highway 56
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: 608-637-7080
nics@naturesinternational.com
Other certifications: We can verify equivalence with Canada. We can verify equivalence with MAFF/Japan. We can issue a TM-11 export certificate for Japan and Taiwan
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling Offers Transition Verification
OneCert, Inc.
2219 C Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: 402-420-6080
info@onecert.com
Other certifications: Export equivalency for Canada, Japan, and Taiwan, European EC 834, JAS (Japan Agricultural Standard), GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), OE 100 & OE Blended (Textile Exchange)
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  Offers
Transition Verification
Oregon Tilth
2525 SE 3rd Street
Corvallis, OR 97333
Phone: 503-378-0690
organic@tilth.org
Other certifications: Canadian Organic Regime (COR), EU equivalency, Japan equivalency, Taiwan Export Agreement, Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS), NSF/ANSI 305
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling Offers
Transition Verification
 
Organic Certifiers, Inc.
6500 Casitas Pass Road
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone: 805-684-6494
susan@occert.com
Other certifications: International Program: EU, ISO 65, Canadian
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  
Organic Crop Improvement Association
1340 North Cotner Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68505
Phone: 402-477-2323
info@ocia.org
Other certifications: JAS Equivalency, JAS Certification, US-CAN Equivalence Agreement, US-EU Equivalency, US-Korea Equivalency Arrangement, US-Switzerland Equivalency Arrangement, US-Taiwan Export Arrangement, OCIA Standards 
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  Offers
Transition Verification
Quality Assurance International
9191 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, CA  92122
Phone: 858-792-3531
qai@qai-inc.com  
Other certifications: European Union Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, Canadian Organic Regime (COR), CARTV
Crops Livestock Wild Harvest Handling  
Quality Certification Services (QCS)
PO Box 12311
Gainesville, FL  32604 
Phone: 352-377-0133
qcs@qcsinfo.org
Other certifications: EC 834/2007 and 889/2008 (EU), Japan Agricultural Standard (JAS), Canadian Organic Regime (COR), US-EU Equivalency, US-Canada Equivalency, US-Japan Equivalency, Taiwan Export Standards, Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS), GLOBALG.A.P., Produce GAPs Harmonized Standards, Bird Friendly, Food Justice, Stock Free  
Crops  Livestock   Wild Harvest Handling  Offers Transition Verification 
Stellar Certification Services, Inc.
PO Box 1390
Philomath, OR  97370
Phone: 541-929-7148
info@demeter-usa.org  
Other certifications: Export Equivalency for Canada, Japan, Taiwan; Demeter Certified Biodynamic® through our partner Demeter Association, Inc.
Crops   Livestock   Handling   

Updated 4/13/16

To request changes to this list, contact MDA Organic Program at 651-201-6012.