Baystate Organic Certifiers is a USDA National Organic Program accredited certifying agency providing organic certification to farm and processing operations throughout the continental United States.

Getting started with certification:

New and thinking of applying? Please contact Eric Hanson at or (401) 835-2210

Send applications and checks to:

Baystate Organic Certifiers 1220 Cedarwood Circle N. Dighton, MA 02764; email:

Questions about Renewal Applications:

Renewing applicants, please contact Lauren Sandstrom at or (917) 957-0979

To find a specific certified organic farm or business, search the organic INTEGRITY Database.

Our Team

Franczyk, Don Executive Director; (774) 872-5544

Cox, Duncan Certification Administrator, File Review; (978) 745-6207

Hanson, Eric Certification Administrator, New Clients, Organic Exports; (401) 835-2210

Persons, Don Certification Administrator, Inspections; (845) 542-7300

Sandstrom, Lauren Certification Administrator, File Management, Marketing; (917) 957-0979

Zeigler, Jillian Certification Administrator, Website, Social Media; (607) 245-6386

Burrichter, Elizabeth Certification Administrator, Material Review; (610) 716-0724

Cute, Shenandoah Certification Specialist; (607) 222-0663

Schafer, Fred Certification Specialist; (929) 329-7527

Marquis, Chantel File Clerk

Baystate Organic Certifiers (BOC) offers organic certification throughout the contiguous United States including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Mississippi, Colorado, Idaho, and California. We certify in other states not listed as well but these are our “core” certifying states.