Farm Map - Please provide a map of the land to be certified. Include: North Arrow, Boundaries and Neighbouring activities, Field or garden identifiers, Acreages, Drainage and water flow, House and excluded areas, and directions to the farm.
Soil tests are required upon initial application or whenever new land is added. Soil tests shall numerically indicate levels of the following:
pH, Nitrogen, Phosphate, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Zinc, Sulphate, Boron, E.C., Copper, Potassium, Iron, Organic Matter.
Compost that is not adequately monitored must follow raw manure guidelines COR/CGSB 32.310 188.8.131.52 (PreHarvest Interval PHI 90/120 day)
Please list all inputs to the operation including: Soil amendments, Mulches, Fertilizers, Green Manure etc. The list will expand to allow you to add as many entries as you need once you save each entry. Conversely, if you have the information in a calendar or spreadsheet or written out already you may scan and upload this information in lieu of completing this form. Use the upload button for this.
This section will cover the raising of all types of livestock including deer, fowl, beef, pigs and sheep.
List numbers of animals of each gender to be certified.
6.4.5 Livestock of all ages shall be given clean, fresh water on demand. The main water source shall be tested initially for potential livestock toxins, for example, heavy metals, ions and bacteria, according to livestock drinking water quality guidelines. Thereafter, the water source shall be tested annually for bacterial contamination. If colony forming unit (CFU) levels are higher than 100/100 mL, remedial action shall be taken
I hereby declare that the information in this application for certification is to the best of my knowledge accurate and true for this season.
I have read, understood and agree to comply with the Association’s constitution, bylaws and growing guidelines and the CAN/CGSB Standards 32.310 and 32.311.
I understand that any willful misrepresentation will result in de-certification.
I agree to allow the V.O. and/or members of the Certification Committee access to all records when requested; including inputs, production, processing, handling sales and products purchased for resale; and to allow full access to the premises and operation; and consent to any sampling as may be deemed necessary. I understand that all information obtained will be handled with strict confidentiality.
I hereby declare that any and all products that are covered by this certification will only be sold in BC.
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