Mission: To support and promote a vibrant community of ecological farmers through education, training and knowledge sharing.
1) To create a community of farmers, from beginner to advanced, to share training, knowledge and experience to help make farming a viable way to make a living.
2) To develop and provide programs on ecological agricultural methods, such as soil tillage, green manures, cover crops, composting, crop rotation, soil erosion control, conservation practices, etc.
3) To educate and increase public knowledge of, and support for, ecological agriculture via courses, seminars, farm tours, meetings, newsletters and other educational materials.
History/Background: The Ecological Farmers of Ontario has been committed to ecological and organic farming since 1979. Established to promote the advancement and understanding of ecological agricultural methods, we’re run by farmers, for farmers. We focus on farmer-to-farmer training and support to help each other make a better living growing real food while improving our soils, crops, livestock and the environment.