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
Dec. 6, 7, 8, Online
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...
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,...
Mno Aki Land Trust: Redefining Conservation on Indigenous Terms
Mno Aki Land Trust (Mno Aki) is an Indigenous and women-led land trust model, federally incorporated in 2021 and a registered charity. In 2022, two of its founders, Becky Big Canoe and Sonia Molodecky, participated in a webinar with EFAO and Local Food and Farm...