Membership Benefits

The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) is about building vibrant farming communities in Ontario based on principles of land stewardship, good animal husbandry, agricultural innovation and farmer-to-farmer education.

EFAO offers practical and innovative education for farmers who are dedicated to improving the practice of ecological farming in Ontario for generations to come.

Benefits of Individual/Farm Membership with EFAO:

  • Farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing & support
  • Discounted rates on EFAO courses and workshops
  • Discount on registration to annual EFAO Conference
  • Full access to the EFAO online Forum
  • Access to our Advisory Service
  • Access to digital “Member of EFAO” logo
  • Free online and E-news listings in our Stock Exchange
  • Listing in our online Member Directory
  • Subscription to Ecological Farming in Ontario print Newsletter
  • Notice about upcoming ecological farming events through the E-News bulletin
  • Discount listings in our Stock Exchange
  • Access to small print advertising in print newsletter
  • Member discounts and services apply to all farm members, including employees and interns
  • Opportunity to receive technical and financial support to conduct research trials through EFAO’s Farmer-Led Research Program
  • Voting Rights at Annual General Meeting

Want to know more?  View our membership handbook here!

Use of the EFAO logo by our members does not imply EFAO’s endorsement of a farm or product.

2019 Membership Rates:

Newsletter Subscription Only: $50/year
Newsletter and E-new bulletin only

Individual / Farm Membership: $75/year or $130 / 2 years
Full membership (all above benefits)

       Business Membership: $250/year

  • Full membership as listed above
  • 30% discount on large format display advertising in our print newsletter (over 400 subscribers)
  • 30% discount on advertising in our annual conference program (over 300 participants)
  • Additional copies of our newsletter at cost
  • Business profile in a welcome email to mailing list (1000 subscribers)
  • Logo included on scrolling business member feature, visible on each website page
  • Business name, description and link in Member Directory
  • $150 discount on trade show booth at annual conference

Sustaining Membership: $250/year
Full 1 yr membership (all above Individual / Farm Membership benefits) plus acknowledgement in our newsletter. By purchasing a sustaining membership you will provide EFAO with vital resources to build capacity, develop programming and continue offering services to our members across the province. A charitable tax receipt for $175 will be provided.