Introducing the 2017 EFAO Conference Art!

2017 brings the 4th annual Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference, and we see growers in our network continue to create and innovate their way to building a strong future for themselves and their peers. This year’s conference theme, Rebuilding Rural Economies From the Ground Up, hones in on the work that goes into forming and […]

Carrot Cache $1,000 Innovation Prize!

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.   Feel free to send details about the Innovation Prize […]

Only 1 Week Left to Register for the Conference at Early-Bird Rates!

  Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference November 29- December 2, 2016 Four Points by Sheraton in Kingston, Ontario Register online or by calling the office at 1-877-822-8606.     Spread the word: conference registration rates will increase on November 8, so be sure to register before then! You can also find the updated program packed with […]

Member Recognition Ceremony- Nominate a Peer!

For this year’s Member Recognition Ceremony (happening on Thursday, December 1 at the Banquet Dinner) we’re looking to the membership to nominate EFAO members who they feel should be recognized in some way, any way.  Drawing inspiration from Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe’s Arthur Awards, we are looking to EFAO members to help design […]

New & Young Farmer Meeting & Mixer

Last year’s EFAO conference in London marked the first brainstorming session for an ontario-wide New & Young Farmers group. New & young farmers face unique challenges that come with the beginning stages of farming. Coming together as a group where we can share and learn from each other’s obstacles can be a great platform for overcoming these […]

Farmer-led Research Symposium & Workshop!

  Do you have a specific question or challenge on your farm that on-farm research can help solve? Please join us for the Farmer-led Research Symposium & Workshop Tuesday, November 29 – Wednesday November 30 in conjunction with of Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference in Kingston. Agenda Tuesday PM: Learn about the information generated this year by EFAO farmers in cooperation with the […]

Introducing this year’s conference artwork!

It’s official: this year’s Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference has artwork to illustrate the theme ‘Resilient Agriculture: Our Soils, Our Systems, Ourselves.’ As the 3rd Annual Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference heads out East for the first time, it is fitting that this year’s conference artwork literally paints a picture of the farming community we are […]

Call for Conference Artwork!

This year’s Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference will be held in Kingston from November 30 to December 2. We have started building another exciting program, inviting inspiring speakers, and planning a delicious menu.  As part of the preparations, we are seeking artwork to illustrate this year’s conference theme, Resilient Agriculture: Our soils, our systems, ourselves.  […]