All posts by: Martina Schaefer
Win $1000 for your Farm Innovation!
Once again this year, Carrot Cache is offering a $1,000 prize for innovative, low-cost solutions to planting, harvesting, and managing food grown on an Ontario urban or rural organic farm. Farmers can share proven, creative inventions already in use on-farm that help build financial and environmental sustainability. Share with your farm friends, nominate yourself, or nominate someone you […]
The Daisy Awards are back!
Drawing inspiration from Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe’s Arthur Awards, we are looking to EFAO members to contribute their nominations to the Daisy Awards! Nominate someone who made your season better – the award can be for anything: a good deed, a helping hand, inspiration from afar. It’s up to you to nominate and come […]
Conference registration is OPEN!
Early Bird Rates in effect until November 6th 5th Annual Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference December 3-6, 2018 Four Points by Sheraton, London, ON Visit conference.efao.ca or call 1-877-822-8606 to register. Join more than 300 ecological growers and supporters from across Ontario and beyond for an incredible, now FOUR days packed full of practical farmer training, networking opportunities, and […]
Sponsor, Exhibit & Connect
Sponsor and exhibit at the 2020 Virtual EFAO Conference to connect your business or organization with EFAO’s growing network. While many aspects of the conference have changed this year in going virtual, it has never been a better opportunity for sponsors. This year’s conference brings, as always, an engaged and enthusiastic audience while reaching more people […]
Callout for Conference Art!
Each year, the EFAO conference program and promotional materials showcase a work of art from an artist in the ecological farming community. Each piece reflects the conference theme, and also the diverse creative abilities of ecological farmers and their supporters. We’re seeking artwork to illustrate this year’s conference theme, Regeneration: Seeds, Soils & Community Connection. […]
Announcing the 2018 EFAO Conference!
December 4-6, 2018 London, ON We’re so excited to announce the 2018 EFAO Conference details! With a community focus, a strong seed production stream, and the same practical farming information you look forward to each year, this 5th annual conference is not to be missed. Those interested in seed production will be pleased that […]
Something for the kids!
Thinking of attending the conference, but wondering what your kids will do? They probably don’t want to sit through conference sessions, but they’d love to spend some time in the childcare room! Childcare is available during the day Thursday and Friday, lunches can be provided for an additional cost (age dependent), and time will be […]
Determining Soil Nitrogen & Responding Accordingly
We all stress about having enough nitrogen in our soil to ensure maximum crop yields and profitability, but it can be difficult to determine how much nitrogen to apply from year to year. This is where Vern Grubinger comes in. As the University of Vermont’s Vegetable and Berry Specialist, Grubinger has carried out extensive research […]
Enter to win the Carrot Cache $1000 Innovation Prize!
The Carrot Cache is once again, offering a $1,000 prize for innovative, low cost solutions to planting, harvesting, and managing food grown on an Ontario urban or rural organic farm. Farmers can share proven, creative ways already in use on-farm to build financial and environmental sustainability. Past winners have won the prize for everything from […]
Nominate a Friend for a Daisy Award!
Know a farmer who’s outstanding in their field? Nominate them for a Daisy Award! Drawing inspiration from Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe’s Arthur Awards, we are looking to EFAO members to help design the awards and recognition handed out at this ceremony. The award can be for anything: a good deed, a helping hand, […]