Organic Certification Rebate Program

The Organic Certification Rebate Program helps farms become certified organic and supports farms who have already made the changes needed to be a certified organic farm in the province.


To be eligible, you must be a farm or Mi'kmaq conducting farming activities in a Mi'kmaw community.

For farms, you need to:

  • be currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
  • be at least 19 years old and actively farming in the program year
  • be certified organic at the time you apply

Refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 1 September 2023
Application deadline: 14 February 2024
Claim deadline: 14 February 2024

How to apply

Applications are closed.


Department of Agriculture
Programs Division
74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579


Program Guidelines