New Farmer Programs

EFAO’s New Farmer Programs offer training, community building, and support to new and aspiring farmers in Ontario.

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Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program

In collaboration with EFAO, Everdale and the National Farmers Union Ontario, Ignatius Farm offers an education program for new farmers from April to November.

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Online Farm Planning Course

EFAO and Everdale have collaborated to offer this intensive ten week farm planning course for new and beginning farmers.



Check out EFAO’s events listing for farm tours, kitchen table meetings and workshops geared towards new farmers.


Starting a Farm in Northern Ontario

Learn more about EFAO’s training and community building opportunities across northern Ontario.