Applications

Applications: Organic Certification Program

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Steps to organic certification:

  • Fill out application and submit to ASCO at P.O. Box 4871, Salinas, CA 93912
  • Attach $300.00 application fee (Application fee will be subtracted from final invoice).
  • Request Organic System Plan Questionnaire.

Upon receiving your application ASCO will forward you an Organic System Plan (OSP) questionnaire to filled out. This questionnaire helps you describe how you will run your organic operation. Once ASCO receives your OSP we will schedule an onsite inspection.

Providing that NOP compliance is met, organic certification will be completed in seven to fourteen days.

Organic Certification Application

Applications: Materials Verification

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Steps to Materials Verification:

  • Fill out application
  • Fill out confidential Statement of Formula Form
  • Attach all required documents listed on application
  • Attach $350.00 application fee
  • Mail to ASCO, P.O. Box 4871, Salinas CA 93912
  • Have onsite inspection
  • Materials Verification Certificate is issued

Upon receiving your material's information ASCO will review with you, what your individual requests are for assessment of compliance in one or more of the following Materials Verification Programs:

This application is for:

  • NOP  -  Materials Compliance
  • CDFA - Materials & Fertilizing Regulations Compliance
  • LGMA - Materials Compliance

Applications: Organic Transitional Verification Program

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The Transitional Organic Verification Program is designed to assist growers in developing an organic system plan that can substantiate their ability to maintain the integrity of their organic operation.

Steps from transitional crops to certified organic crops.

  • Fill out Transitional Verification Program Application and submit to ASCO at:
    P.O. Box 4871
    Salinas, CA 93912
  • Call ASCO at (831)449-6365 for quote on Transitional Verification Program fees.

Organic Transitional Verification Program Application

Applications: Food Safety & LGMA Verification Program

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Steps to Food Safety/LGMA Verification Service:

  • Fill out application and submit to ASCO at P.O. Box 4871, Salinas, CA 93912
  • Attach $300.00 application fee (Application fee will be subtracted from final bill).
  • Request Food Safety/LGMA Questionnaire.

Upon receiving your application ASCO will forward you a Food Safety/LGMA Questionnaire to be filled out. This questionnaire helps you to describe your program. Once ASCO receives your questionnaire, we will schedule an on-site inspection.

Provided regulations are met, verification documents will be issued within seven to fourteen days.

Application for Food Safety/LGMA Verification Program

Applications: Sustainable Agricultural Certification

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Steps to Sustainable Agricultural Certification Service:

  • Fill out application and submit to ASCO at P.O. Box 4871, Salinas, CA 93912
  • Attach $300.00 application fee (Application fee will be subtracted from final bill).
  • Request Sustainable Agricultural Certification Questionnaire.

Upon receiving your application ASCO will forward you a Sustainable Agricultural Certification Questionnaire to be filled out. This questionnaire helps you to describe your program. Once ASCO receives your questionnaire, we will schedule an on-site inspection.

Provided regulations are met, verification documents will be issued within seven to fourteen days.

Application for Sustainable Agricultural Certification