We operate an Accreditation Program for organic land care professionals based on the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care. The accreditation exam is given on the last day of the 30-Hour Accreditation Course. NOFA OLC is offered 2-3 times per year; to view upcoming accreditation opportunities, click here.
Those who pass are eligible to become NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCPs) and pledge to practice according to the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care for those clients who ask for organic. Approximately 500 professionals from 18 states are accredited by NOFA. Our accreditation program provides continuing education courses, referrals, networking, newsletters, publicity, media interviews, and collective, regional markting. For our business AOLCPs, we also provide a flexible listing on our on-line searchable database of AOLCPs so that homeowners can easily find local, organic, accredited professionals who provide the services they need.