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Suitability for Use in Organic Production

Collins Compost is produced in a manner that meets the National Organic Program standard requirements for use in certified organic production, and is approved by Baystate Organic Certifiers.

Why not "Certified Organic"?

In order to be certified organic under the National Organic Standards, a product must be considered "agricultural".  Compost and compost-based products are not considered agricultural under the National Organic Program, and are therefore not eligible to be certified.  Recognizing that certified organic production requires a growing medium that contains nutrients but is free of synthetic fertilizers, the National Organic Program developed standards by which compost can be produced so as to be appropriate for use on organic farms.