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 >

Join us at our 2020 Conference


NOV. 30 – DEC. 3, 2020






Sunday March 1, 2020

Cache Bay


Sunday March 1, 2020

Pass Lake


40th Anniversary

40th Anniversary

It’s a big year for the EFAO. We’ve just turned 40 years old.  It all began in 1979 with a few farmers meeting around kitchen tables when ecological farming was on the fringe. 

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