The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) supports farmers to build resilient ecological farms and grow a strong knowledge-sharing community.

Established in 1979 by farmers for farmers, EFAO is a membership organization that focuses on farmer-led education, research and community building. EFAO brings farmers together so they can learn from each other and improve the health of their soils, crops, livestock and the environment, while running profitable farm businesses. Learn more >

2022 EFAO Conference: In-Person And ONLINE

Southwestern Regional Gathering
Nov. 12, Waterdown

Northeastern Regional Gathering
Nov. 26, Sudbury

Eastern Regional Gathering
Nov. 27, Batawa

Online Program
Dec. 6, 7, 8, Online



Wednesday July 12, 2023


Monday July 10, 2023

Virtual Meet-up

Tuesday June 27, 2023


Making Biodynamic Preparations

Join this workshop to learn how to make biodynamic preparations! LOCATION: Hack Farm. 1017 Concession Road 7, Tiverton (Kincardine), N2Z 2X6 MAP: Click here.   Members of the Society for Biodynamic Farming and Gardening can register by contacting Uli Hack at 519...

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Ontario’s Native Plants & Seeds Value Chain

Ontario’s Native Plants & Seeds Value Chain

by Thorsten Arnold   Rising demand for native plants   Native plants are increasingly popular with Ontario’s garden owners. Toronto had adopted a pollinator protection strategy in 2018. Since then, pollinator garden initiatives are cropping up everywhere,...

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