Organic farming has become a huge part of the Canadian economy since the emergence of the organic farming movement in the 1950s. After this, there have been significant developments regarding the same.
According to Statistics Canada, Canada has almost 3,713 certified organic operations in 2011 with an increase of 66% in the national number of organic farms between 2001 and 2011. In 2012, the organic market of Canada was worth almost #3.7 billion with 1.7% of the total food sales was organic foods in 2013. (more…)