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

Events

Conference

Wednesday January 25, 2023

Workshop

Friday March 10, 2023

News

Tony McQuail: The Benefits of Holistic Management

Tony McQuail: The Benefits of Holistic Management

In January 2022, Tony McQuail will once again be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Holistic Management, and the deep impact it can have on your farm life, via a 10-week course that will cover the main elements of Holistic Management - Goal setting, Financial...

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Job Posting: Conference & Events Manager

Job Posting: Conference & Events Manager

The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) is seeking an outgoing, collaborative and detail-oriented events organizer, with a passion for ecological agriculture, to join the staff team as Conference and Events Manager.   Reporting to EFAO’s Executive...

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