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



Thursday April 27, 2023


Saturday April 22, 2023



Wednesday March 29, 2023


Results of the 2022 CANOVI Trials

Results of the 2022 CANOVI Trials

The Canadian Organic Vegetable Improvement Project (CANOVI) is a five-year collaborative project launched in 2018 by the UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security, and FarmFolk CityFolk.   The goal of CANOVI is...

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