The NOFA OLC program does not endorse, approve, nor certify any particular product or brand.

Baystate Organic Certifiers maintains a list of products in the Northeast that have been carefully reviewed and found to be consistent with the NOFA OLC Standards for Organic Land Care, 7th edition. To submit a product for review, please contact Baystate directly at They are located in N.Dighton, MA.

The NOFA OLC program uses OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) as our default list for approved products when practicing Organic Land Care in line with the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care.

Organic Landscaping Product List

Baystate Organic Certifiers has found the following products to meet the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care: Practices for Design and Maintenance of Ecological Landscapes, 7th edition, for landscaping.

The following products have been reviewed and approved by Baystate Organic Certifiers:

Compost (allowed):

Groundscapes Express
Products: Compost
P.O. Box 737
98 North St.
Wrentham, MA 02093
(508) 394-0571 Fax
Harvest New England 
Products: Compost
235 Sadds Mill Rd. 
Ellington, CT 06029 
(860)841-7442, Fax (860)870-0127  

Fertilizers (allowed): 

Great Western Sales and Distribution
Products: Organic Gem 
Contact: Bob Piluri 
68 Read Ave. 
Lincoln, RI 02865 
(508)399-5616 (fax) 
PJC Ecological Land Care Inc. 
Products: Renaissance 6-0-1,
Renaissance 6-0-6, Renaissance 8-2-6,
Renaissance 11-0-0
Contact: Pam Newcombe 252 Dodge Rd. 
Rowley, MA 01969 

Soil Amendments (allowed): 

One Earth Organics 
Products: SDC Clam Mix Q,
SDC Clam Mix S
Contact: Gerald Magid 
P.O. Box 1682 
Eastham, MA 02651 

Animal Repellents, Vertebrate (allowed): 

Tree World Plant Care Products Inc. 
Products: Plantskydd®Repellent –Deer,
Rabbits, Elk – Soluble Powder Concentrate
Dr. Plantskydd®Repellent –Rabbits and small critters-Granular
Contact: Allison Barkley 
4466 Stalashen 
Sechelt, BC V0N 3A1 
Fax (604)885-3522 

Weed Control (restricted) 

Restriction: May be used for herbicidal purposes if the requirements of section 205.206(e) of the National Organic 
Standards are met. 
HerbaNatur Inc. 
Products: Adios Ready-To-Use Weed Control 
Contact: Andre Gregoire 
212 de la Matamec 
Terrebonne, QC J6W 6H3 
Fax (945)964-6685 

Other Product and Material Lists

The following sites offer lists of products and materials that are likely to be consistent with the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care, Practice for Design and Maintenance of Ecological Landscapes, 7th edition:

United States Department of Agriculture
National Organic Program (NOP)
Room 4008 South Building
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, CD 205250
Agricultural Product list
Organic Materials Research Institute (OMRI)
Box 11558
Eugene, OR 97440
Product lists
Society for Organic Urban Land Care
P.O. Box 8548
Victoria, BC
V8W 1L4 Canada

Product Sources

Baystate Organic Certifiers
1220 Cedarwood Circle
N. Dighton, MA 02764
Grassroots Healthy Lawn Program
52 Main St
Port Washington, NY 11050