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
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...
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...
Quantifying Plant Available Nitrogen From Cover Crops
Read about the Jesse Way and Meghan Brandenburg’s project looking at plant available nitrogen from cover crops.